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IT’S PARTY TIME IN OZARKS FOR GEEZER GOLFERS

Last week’s #SB2K17 at Baker’s Bay in the Bahamas – the annual “bro-cation” of Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and Smylie Kaufman documented on SnapChat and other social-media outlets – proved that just like in the movies, the sequel never is as good as the original. Perhaps the biggest LOL moment was none other than a reply tweet from the 81-year-old ageless wonder Gary Player, pictured alone on a beach, still waiting for his invite. Well played, Mr. Player. But the Black Knight should know better that his SB2K17 was still to come. This week’s PGA Tour Champions stop at Big Cedar Lodge in the Ozarks has become the biggest party of the year in senior golf. Count Player, who has designed a 13-hole par-3 course scheduled to open later this year, among the competitors in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf who are bowled over by the […]
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GOLF TIPS: GARY PLAYER’S OUTSIDE-THE-GYM FITNESS TIPS

How does Gary Player stay so fit? His secrets are simple. Gary Player is legendary for his fitness mania, but the 81-year old Player isn’t a gym rat. He leaves the sweating up to youngsters like Rory McIlroy and Lexi Thompson. Player was preaching fitness long before the gym routine was de rigueur for golfers and we could see the benefits of practicing what you preach when we watched him open the 2017 Masters with that solid, sturdy, down-the-middle tee shot. He has a higher finish than players 20 years his junior. Although he advocates a regular workout routine, the Black Knight didn’t get and keep that flexibility and core power lifting weights in the gym. His squats demonstration with Elise Lobb is great fun to watch, but there’s an underlying truth here as well: get your exercise regularly and be creative about it. Gary Player didn’t put 164 worldwide […]
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Gary Player to Compete in Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge

Gary Player will compete in the Legends of Golf Tournament April 19-23, 2017. This year is the 40th anniversary of Legends of Golf and the fourth year that Bass Pro Shops have sponsored and Big Cedar Lodge has hosted the tournament. The event features a perfect match between some of the greatest golfers of all time including Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, and many more. Headliners Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus will be paired together once again. Surely watching some of the greatest players of all time competing will be an event you won’t want to miss! Player has two Legends of Golf titles, winning in 2009 and 2010. The Black Knight will be paired with Jack Nicklaus in the Legends Division on Friday and Saturday and will be playing in the Skins Game on Sunday alongside other celebrities. Player and Nicklaus placed second in 2015, and […]
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