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SA’S WOMEN WHO ARE TURNING WASTE INTO HOPE

A group of KwaZulu-Natal women are amongst many nationwide who are empowering themselves through a unique waste collection program that is bringing hope to the poor, conserving the environment and helping to educate the children. Known as Waste-preneurs, the women of impoverished communities around South Africa are cleaning up their streets and then trading the waste to be recycled, and for which they are paid. It’s part of a groundbreaking community program launched by Wildlands, which has the support of Coca-Cola and The Player Foundation, as well as being a main charity beneficiary of the South African leg of the global Gary Player Invitational charity golf series. The Player Foundation was inspired by Gary Player’s own childhood poverty and has been raising funds for those less fortunate since 1983. The Player Foundation has raised more than $63 million to date and aims to raise $100 million by the year 2025 […]
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STARS OUT IN FORCE AT THE BERENBERG GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL TO RAISE MONEY FOR DEPAUL

Berenberg, the private and investment bank and Black Knight International, united some of the biggest names in golf, business and entertainment under the banner of ‘Golf & Giving’ to raise more than £126,000 for various children’s charities including youth homelessness, Depaul. Alongside 18-time Major winner Gary Player, the annual tournament, staged on the Gary Player-designed Edinburgh Course at Wentworth Club on July 23rd and 24th, featured a number of the game’s iconic figures, including Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer and Sir Bob Charles, the first left-handed golfer to win a Major Championship. However, it was the team led by three time Major Champion Padraig Harrington, who retained his title from last year, and Ladies European Tour star Alex Peters that claimed overall victory on the day, with a combined team score of 86 points. Tournament host Gary Player, said: “I continue to be blown away by the generosity and support […]
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GARY PLAYER NAILS AGE-DEFYING BACKFLIP OFF BOAT

81 year old golf legend Gary Player posted a video to his Instagram account of him attempting a backflip off of a boat. Player told the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney that it took some coaxing from his grandkids to do it. “That wasn’t on the side of the boat that was on the top of the boat, it was very deceptive, it was very high, I was very nervous but all my…American grandchildren said ‘don’t be chicken,’ so I had to go.” Player discussed his daily exercise regimen as well, which would be a challenge for most at any age. “Yesterday I did 1,300 sit ups and crunches, I ran the treadmill at max and I pushed nearly 300 pounds with my legs and did all the other exercises.” Player then weighed in on the British Open at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. “There’s a long […]
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