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GARY PLAYER: GLOBAL AMBASSADOR OF GOLF

A conversation about living well in his 80’s, golf course design, fitness and selling his African-inspired home in South Carolina.  The U.S. Open, a tournament won by Gary Player in 1965, takes place at Erin Hills, Wisconsin. Player’s 1965 triumph still resonates for its dramatic finish – Player, of South Africa, took the trophy after an 18-hole playoff against Kel Nagle of Australia to become the first foreign-born winner of the U.S. Open since 1927. The win earned him one of golf’s most elusive titles, a Career Grand Slam for claiming top spot in all the major tournaments – The Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship. Player achieved this at age 29, becoming the third player in history join the ultimately exclusive […]
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GLENARBOR GOLF CLUB REOPENS FOLLOWING BUNKER RENOVATION PROJECT

A bunker renovation project has been completed at GlenArbor Golf Club near Bedford Hills, New York. Work was led by Senior Designer, Jeff Lawrence from Gary Player Design, and commenced in early 2017 with the project reaching completion early this month. GCA spoke to Jeff Lawrence of Gary Player Design to find out more about the work. “GlenArbor is a course designed by Gary Player Design, and we have a great relationship with the client,” Lawrence said. “It was a collective effort by ownership and GPD to recognize the bunkers needed work so we embarked on a bunker study to identify the best method to update the bunkers in a meaningful and sustainable way.” Lawrence and the project team discussed the […]
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TOP GLOBAL PLAYERS SUPPORT BERENBERG GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL AT WENTWORTH IN LONDON

A stellar field of Major winners, icons of the game and Tour professionals will participate in the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 23 and 24, part of a global series that has so far raised more than $63 million for good causes. Under the banner of a ‘Union of Golf and Giving,’ Black Knight International and title sponsor Berenberg will stage the Gary Player Invitational on the Edinburgh Course, a layout designed by the Black Knight, the day after The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club. Competitors from the men’s game will include tournament host Gary Player, Fred Couples, Branden Grace, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie, Martin Kaymer, Tom Watson, Trevor Immelman, Thomas […]
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OPEN LEGEND VISITS SOUTHPORT SCHOOL

Three-time Champion Golfer of the Year Gary Player was reunited with the famous Claret Jug trophy today on a surprise visit to St Philip’s Church of England Primary School in Southport. Fifteen-hundred schoolchildren from five schools in Sefton will come face-to-face with one of the most iconic trophies in sport this week and for the pupils of St Philip’s, the experience included the opportunity to talk with an Open Champion. Gary Player practised harder, travelled farther and was more meticulous about his diet and fitness than any other golfer of his generation. He started playing golf aged 14 and turned professional three years later, embarking on a career that required him to spend many weeks a year away from his […]
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Congrats Kramer Hickok on your first Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada title at the Players Cup. Keep it up! Best. GP ... See MoreSee Less

Congrats Chesson Hadley on your Web.com Tour win at the LECOM Health Challenge. New tournament record total and your PGA TOUR card! All my very best. GP ... See MoreSee Less

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