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GARY PLAYER: GLOBAL AMBASSADOR OF GOLF

A conversation about living well in his 80’s, golf course design, fitness and selling his African-inspired home in South Carolina.  The U.S. Open, a tournament won by Gary Player in 1965, takes place at Erin Hills, Wisconsin. Player’s 1965 triumph still resonates for its dramatic finish – Player, of South Africa, took the trophy after an 18-hole playoff against Kel Nagle of Australia to become the first foreign-born winner of the U.S. Open since 1927. The win earned him one of golf’s most elusive titles, a Career Grand Slam for claiming top spot in all the major tournaments – The Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship. Player achieved this at age 29, becoming the third player in history join the ultimately exclusive fraternity, joining Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan. Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods later achieved the career Grand Slam.  The winner of 167 tournaments spanning seven decades, Player remains a fixture in the […]
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GLENARBOR GOLF CLUB REOPENS FOLLOWING BUNKER RENOVATION PROJECT

A bunker renovation project has been completed at GlenArbor Golf Club near Bedford Hills, New York. Work was led by Senior Designer, Jeff Lawrence from Gary Player Design, and commenced in early 2017 with the project reaching completion early this month. GCA spoke to Jeff Lawrence of Gary Player Design to find out more about the work. “GlenArbor is a course designed by Gary Player Design, and we have a great relationship with the client,” Lawrence said. “It was a collective effort by ownership and GPD to recognize the bunkers needed work so we embarked on a bunker study to identify the best method to update the bunkers in a meaningful and sustainable way.” Lawrence and the project team discussed the possibility of introducing a new style of bunker at GlenArbor, but eventually decided to keep the same style and invest in restoring the existing bunkers with enhancements to improve strategy, […]
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TOP GLOBAL PLAYERS SUPPORT BERENBERG GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL AT WENTWORTH IN LONDON

A stellar field of Major winners, icons of the game and Tour professionals will participate in the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 23 and 24, part of a global series that has so far raised more than $63 million for good causes. Under the banner of a ‘Union of Golf and Giving,’ Black Knight International and title sponsor Berenberg will stage the Gary Player Invitational on the Edinburgh Course, a layout designed by the Black Knight, the day after The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club. Competitors from the men’s game will include tournament host Gary Player, Fred Couples, Branden Grace, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie, Martin Kaymer, Tom Watson, Trevor Immelman, Thomas Björn, Charl Schwartzel, Jamie Donaldson, Matteo Manassero, Padraig Harrington, Tom Lehman and Jonathan Thomson. From the women’s game, Georgia Hall, Maria Parra Luque, Joanna Klatten, Emma Cabrera Bello, Carly Booth, […]
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