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There have been many features and interviews with Ernie and Liezl in the worldwide media since they announced at the beginning of 2008 that their son Ben was affected by Autism. In addition, there have been many Autism-related events involving Ernie and Liezl which were reported exclusively on Ernie's Official Website.

ELS FOR AUTISM ELS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOUNDATION ON SCHEDULE

Foundation Pour Occurs on June 4, 2014

ZURICH CLASSIC OF NEW ORLEANS TEAMS UP WITH ERNIE ELS TO TURN GOLF BLUE THIS WEEK IN SUPPORT OF AUTISM AWARENESS

Zurich Classic teams up with Ernie Els' Foundation, Els for Autism, to turn golf blue this week to raise awareness and show support to those affected by autism.

RBC HERITAGE PRESENTED BY BOEING TEAM UP WITH ERNIE ELS TO TURN GOLF BLUE THIS APRIL IN SUPPORT OF AUTISM AWARENESS

RBC Heritage teams up with Ernie Els' Foundation, Els for Autism, to turn golf blue this week to raise awareness and show support to those affected by autism.

2014 ELS FOR AUTISM PRO AM RAISES $745,000

Great support from Tour Pros, amateurs, donors and sponsors, helps deliver another wonderful fundraising result for Els for Autism.

CONSTRUCTION ON THE ELS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TEES OFF!

Groundbreaking Occurs on March 10, 2014

ELS FOR AUTISM BREAKS GROUND WITH THE ELS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Groundbreaking Ceremony in the heart of Limestone Creek

GROUNDBREAKING PLANNED IN APRIL FOR AUTISM CENTER IN JUPITER

GROUNDBREAKING PLANNED IN APRIL FOR AUTISM CENTER IN JUPITER
Groundbreaking for the $35 million Els Center of Excellence -- two schools, a golf driving range, auditorium, athletic field, swimming pool and future areas for medical research -- is planned for April and opening is scheduled for the 2015 school year.

ELS FOR AUTISM FOUNDATION TAKES MAJOR STEP FORWARD WITH CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PLANS

Foundation Purchases Land in Limestone Creek Community

ELS FOR AUTISM GOLF CHALLENGE TOPS $6.5 MILLION IN THREE YEARS THANKS TO 15,000+ DONORS

2013 Highest Fundraising Teams Announced at the Grand Finale in Las Vegas

ZURICH CLASSIC AND ERNIE ELS TO SHINE A LIGHT ON AUTISM THIS APRIL

The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is teaming up with Ernie Els' Foundation, Els for Autism, in raising awareness during Autism Awareness Month, and Els' efforts to build the Els Center of Excellence

BREITLING CREATES LIMITED EDITION WATCH FOR AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

Portion of Proceeds Will Support Professional Golfer Ernie Els' Autism Organization

ERNIE ELS LAUNCHES THIRD ANNUAL ELS FOR AUTISM GOLF CHALLENGE

Breitling USA and The Trump Organization Announced as Organizing Sponsors; joining SAP, Wine Spectator, Callaway Golf and RBC.

SQUARE GROUPER HOSTS ELS FOR AUTISM FUNDRAISER

SQUARE GROUPER HOSTS ELS FOR AUTISM FUNDRAISER
Ernie and Liezl Els hosted "Light it Up Blue" at the Square Grouper in Jupiter, FL on April 16th to promote autism awareness.

ERNIE ELS LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL ELS FOR AUTISM GOLF CHALLENGE

ERNIE ELS LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL ELS FOR AUTISM GOLF CHALLENGE
World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els announced today from the Northern Trust Open in Pacific Palisades, CA, that registration is now open for the Els for Autism Golf Challenge, the largest international charity-driven amateur golf tournament in history.

ERNIE ELS AWARDS 'THE ELS CUP' TO HIGHEST FUNDRAISERS

ERNIE ELS AWARDS 'THE ELS CUP' TO HIGHEST FUNDRAISERS
The Grand Finale was the culmination of a season long, charity-driven, golf series that in its first year has become the largest amateur, fundraising, national tournament in US history.

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