105 Majors places Ernie 13th on the all-time list

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Ernie made his amateur debut as an amateur in the 1989 Open Championship and has now played in a total of 105 majors, up to and including the 2021 Open.

These places Ernie 13 on the list of important departures of all time (see table below).

Ernie has four major victories: the 2002 and 2012 Open Championship (pictured above) and the US Open of 1994 and 1997 (pictured below). He finished in the top 10 on 35 occasions.

Masters
Appearances: 23
First 10: 6
1994 (T8th), 2000 (2nd), 2001 (T6th), 2002 (T5th), 2003 (T6th), 2004 (2nd)

USPGA Championship
Appearances: 25
First 10: 6
1995 (T3 °), 2003 (T5 °), 2004 (T4 °), 2007 (3 °), 2009 (T6 °), 2014 (T7 °)

US Open
Appearances: 27
First 10: 10
1993 (T7th), 1994 (Von), 1996 (T5th), 1997 (Won), 2000 (T2nd), 2004 (T9th), 2005 (T5th), 2010 (3rd), 2012 (9th), 2013 (T4th)

Open Championship
Appearances: 30
First 10: 13
1992 (T5th), 1993 (T6th), 1996 (T2nd), 1997 (T10th), 2000 (T2nd), 2002 (T3th), 2003 (T3rd), 2004 (2nd), 2006 (3rd), 2007 (T4th), 2008 (T7th), 2009 (T8th), 2012 (Won)

The 100 Majors Club: All Time List
1. Jack Nicklaus – 164 majors
2. Gary Player – 150 majors
3. Tom Watson – 145 majors
4. Arnold Palmer – 142 majors
5. Raymond Floyd – 126 majors
6. Sam Snead – 118 majors
7. Ben Crenshaw – 117 majors
8. Phil Mickelson – 115 majors
9. Gene Sarazen – 113 majors
10. Mark O’Meara – 109 majors
11. Bernhard Langer – 109 majors
12. Tom Kite – 109 major
13. Ernie Els – 105 majors
14. Fred Couples – 102 majors
15. Davis Love III – 102 majors
16. Sir Nick Faldo – 100 majors

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