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ELVIS MUSIC AT THE COURSE? IT’S NOW OR NEVER FOR ‘BORING’ GOLF, ADMITS PLAYER

Player, now in his 80s, has shown the value of keeping up his fitness after retirement. For those who think golf is a game for old men with woolly jumpers and woollier thinking, Gary Player strikes a refreshingly radical note. “Is golf boring?” the 82-year-old asked in response to the YouGov survey that said the British public found it the dullest of all sports. “Well, to put it simply, yes. I may take flak for this but it’s true.” Player, the winner of nine major championships and the game’s elder statesman after the passing of Arnold Palmer in 2016, believes solutions include Elvis Presley, short-form games and a tennis-like world tour. He called on young people to come forward with ideas to keep the sport alive. “It’s definitely not the most boring sport in the world but it has not evolved fast enough to keep on par with today’s fast-paced […]
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GARY PLAYER DESIGN SHINES IN 2017

2017 marked another milestone year for Black Knight International and our golf course architecture firm, Gary Player Design, as we continue to leave a footprint all across the golfing world. It’s almost a tradition now, for Gary Player designed courses to be showcased in front of the world towards the end of the year with several courses hosting events on the men’s and women’s Tour schedule. Starting in the first week of November with the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, and continuing through the month with Hero Women’s Indian Open at DLF Golf and Country Club in Delhi, India, the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player at the Gary Player Country Club, and the Gary Player Invitational at the Lost City Golf Course – both at Sun City in South Africa. DLF Golf and Country Club also hosted the Hero Indian Open for […]
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Gary Player’s Year in Photos

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Many congratulations @JonRahmpga on your @PGATOUR victory. Your career is getting off to a fantastic start & no dou… https://t.co/hsQx9fiYwr

What a remarkable back 9 to take the @ADGolfChamps title @TommyFleetwood1 @EuropeanTour. Congratulations on your wi… https://t.co/3kH6fG3pS0

Well done @TheSergioGarcia and congratulations on your victory in Singapore (one of my favorite countries)! Looking… https://t.co/8ajSHn8XzH

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Many congratulations Jon Rahm on your PGA TOUR victory. Your career is getting off to a fantastic start & no doubt more to come in your future amigo. Suerte. GP ... See MoreSee Less

What a remarkable back 9 to take the title Tommy Fleetwood European Tour in a Abu Dhabi. Congratulations on your win and all the best this year. GP ... See MoreSee Less

Well done Sergio Garcia and congratulations on your victory in Singapore (one of my favorite countries)! Looking forward to what 2018 has in store for you amigo. All my very best. GP ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Jerry Kelly on winning the season-opening PGA TOUR Champions event in Hawaii. Brilliant final putt to put the pressure on for the victory. GP ... See MoreSee Less

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