Ernie Els

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Ernie Els

Theodore Ernest Els (; born 17 October 1969) is a South African professional golfer. A former World No. 1, he is known as "The Big Easy" due to his imposing physical stature (he stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)) along with his fluid golf swing. Among his 71 career victories are four major championships: the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernie Els has received more than 1,287,960 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular golfer.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among golfers, Ernie Els ranks 20 out of 27Before him are Annika Sörenstam, Nick Faldo, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, and Ian Woosnam. After him are Henrik Stenson, Sergio García, Ángel Cabrera, Lorena Ochoa, Colin Montgomerie, and Rory McIlroy.

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Among people born in 1969, Ernie Els ranks 550Before him are Gintaras Staučė, Steve Lewis, Connor Trinneer, Jorge Otero, Earnie Stewart, and Sam Cassell. After him are Gabrielle, Joseph Keter, Annarita Sidoti, José Luis Oltra, Kyle Richards, and Shiro Kikuhara.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Ernie Els ranks 152 out of 220Before him are Hans Vonk (1970), Matthew Booth (1977), MacBeth Sibaya (1977), Lucas Radebe (1969), Zola Budd (1966), and Robbie Hunter (1977). After him are Pierre Issa (1975), Olaf Kölzig (1970), Sibusiso Zuma (1975), Tammin Sursok (1983), Josia Thugwane (1971), and Shaun Bartlett (1972).

Among GOLFERS In South Africa

Among golfers born in South Africa, Ernie Els ranks 2Before him are Gary Player (1935). After him are Justin Rose (1980), Charl Schwartzel (1984), and Louis Oosthuizen (1982).