The Masters doesn't start until Thursday. But through his autistic son, Ernie Els is already on the leaderboard in a bigger challenge: helping others deal with the disorder.
The Masters doesn't start until Thursday. But with the help of his wife and their remarkable 8-year-old son, Ernie Els is already on the leaderboard in the fight against autism.
Ernie Els has reached a point in his career where he will not be traveling as far, and making decisions based as much on his business ventures as the golf itself.
Ernie Els has been through some tough times, on and off the course, since his professional heyday several years back. But on Friday at Doral, the man they call "Easy" appeared to be back in full swing, ESPN.com's Bob Harig writes.
While every golfer looks to figure out his game, one of Ernie Els' main quests in life has nothing to do with his profession, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
For all the tough losses he has endured on the golf course the last few years, Ernie Els found perspective at home in the blue eyes of 5-year-old Ben.