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The Big Easy™ Cafe by Ernie Els

The Big Easy™ Cafe by Ernie Els is another way the Els for Autism Foundation® is transforming the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Located inside the Stoops Family Adult Services Building at The Els Center of Excellence®, our cafe offers homemade breakfast and lunch options for employees, students, clients, and guests on […]

Individuals with autism from around the globe teeing off in the Second Annual Ernie Els #GameON Autism® International Golf Tournament

Individuals, as young as 5-years-old, with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) worldwide will compete in the Second Annual Ernie Els #GameON Autism® International Golf Tournament on Monday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 18. Official Program Providers (OPPs) of the Ernie Els #GameON Autism® Golf Program participating this year are Autism Okanagan (Canada), The Golf Trust (United […]

How Pro Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els’ Journey of Raising his Autistic Son has Impacted the World

Ernie Els has many titles, including “World of Golf Hall of Famer,” “Four-Time Major Champion,” and “The Big Easy,” but to Samantha and Ben, he’s “Dad.” He married his wife, Liezl, in 1999, and shortly after, a perfectly healthy baby girl, named Samantha (Sam), entered their world. A few years later, along came their son, […]



Jupiter, Fla. (April 2, 2017) – The Els for Autism Foundation is announcing a challenge to get individuals to walk, run, or bike the length of the average golf course (4 miles) between April 2 – 28, 2017, and donate $25 or more to celebrate Autism Awareness Month. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will […]