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MAJOR BOOST FOR LOCAL PROS IN GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Gary Player’s passion for developing South African golf talent has seen the Black Knight invite four Sunshine Tour professionals to play in the pro-am of his Gary Player Invitational tournament presented by Coca-Cola, two of whom are part of the country’s new professional development squad. Lindani Ndwandwe, Makhetha Mazibuko, Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Louis de Jager will play in the pro-am of Player’s prestigious charity series at Sun City’s Lost City Golf Course on Friday 24 November. The main event will be played on the weekend of 25 and 26 November, and with a field including Grand Slam champion Player, former European Ryder Cup captain and 2011 Open champion Darren Clarke, multiple European Tour winner Brandon Stone, legendary women’s golfer and four-time Major champion Laura Davies, Spanish professional and two-time European Tour winner Ignacio Garrido; top women’s professionals Caroline Martens, Victoria Elizabeth and Emma Cabrera Bello, Springbok rugby great Chester Williams; […]
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TOP PROS AND SPORTS STARS TO PLAY IN GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL CHARITY TOURNAMENT

The Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola has attracted a host of top professionals, businessmen and sporting greats for the 23-26 November 2017 tournament at Sun City’s Lost City Golf Course. Former European Ryder Cup captain and 2011 Open champion Darren Clarke, multiple European Tour winner Brandon Stone and legendary women’s golfer and four-time Major champion Laura Davies are amongst the professional field that will join host Gary Player in his annual charity tournament. “I’m delighted to be returning to the Gary Player Invitational. It continually astounds me how much money Mr Player and The Player Foundation have already raised for underprivileged communities, and I am always humbled to be able to play a role in supporting this important work,” said Clarke. Spanish professional and two-time European Tour winner Ignacio Garrido as well as Norwegian golfer Caroline Martens and American golfer Victoria Elizabeth are also in the professional field. Springbok […]
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THE LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR GOES BACK TO BACK AT GARY PLAYER DESIGNED COURSES

For the second consecutive week, the Ladies European Tour will be playing their event at a Gary Player Design course. The first week in November saw the LET host the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. The Gary Player Signature course in the UAE is considered one of the best in the entire Middle East, and has received numerous accolades since opening in 2011 including the Middle East’s Best Course at the annual World Golf Awards. “We take pride in creating layouts that are playable for amateurs but also capable host venues for professional events,” said Grand Slam Champion and course designer Gary Player. “It’s the best way to showcase our global portfolio to the world, and no doubt will continue to attract golf enthusiasts around the globe to go play golf in the United Arab Emirates. “The Abu Dhabi Sport Council is a […]
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