The Gary Player Invitational is the world’s leading charity golf series, which currently stages six annual events in the UAE, USA, Japan, UK and South Africa. The series has helped The Player Foundation raise more than $62 million for impoverished children around the world. Gary Player has always felt very strongly that we must look after our youth in order to ensure a positive future. The events bring businessmen, celebrities and professional golfers together to celebrate the Union of Golf and Giving.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Golfing icon and Grand Slam winner, Gary Player, will host the second annual Gary Player Invitational UAE at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in February 2017. The event is sure to attract an impressive field of well known personalities from the worlds of sport and entertainment. Leading golfers, sports stars and celebrities from around the world join forces with local amateur golfers to raise funds for a chosen beneficiary.
Kasumigaseki Country Club, Tokyo, Japan
Golfing icon and Grand Slam winner, Gary Player, hosted the inaugural Gary Player Invitational in Japan with an impressive field of well-known personalities from the worlds of sport and entertainment on March 19-22, 2016. Leading golfing and non-golfing celebrities from around the region will join forces with Gary Player to help The Player Foundation reach their goal of raising $100 million for children.
Wentworth Club , Surrey, United Kingdom
Join Gary Player and professional golfers, plus an all-star lineup of sports and entertainment celebrities, for the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in Surrey, United Kingdom. Each competing team of two amateur guests will get the opportunity to play with high-profile celebrities and a professional golfer, representing an excellent cross-section of business, sports, entertainment and society.
GlenArbor Golf Club, New York, USA
For more than a decade, top celebrities, businessmen and PGA Tour pros have come together for the annual Berenberg Gary Player Invitational in support of underprivileged children’s education. The 2017 Gary Player Invitational will be a two day pro-am event played at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, New York.
Mission Hills, Shenzhen, China
Gary Player joins his fellow sports stars, celebrities and businessmen in Shenzhen, China on October 21-23 for the Gary Player Invitational in partnership with Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am. Funds raised at this prestigious event will assist with the education of underprivileged children, and provide meals for children in the rural areas of the country.
Lost City Golf Course, Sun City, South Africa
South Africa’s premiere charity golf event is now in its 17th year welcomes the playing of this extraordinary event, which brings together professional golfers, celebrities and leading businessmen from around the world. To date the Gary Player Invitational series has helped The Player Foundation raise more than $62 million for children around the world. All proceeds raised from the event will go to various selected charity beneficiaries including, Wings and Wishes and Wildlands.