Gary won his eleventh South African Open. This was the 113th tournament Gary had won in his career, spanning over two decades. He won with a score of 280. Player won his eleventh South African open at the Durban Country Club where he had won his first South African Open. This course has always been one of Gary’s favorites. When he played his first South African Open, he topped his first tee shot twenty yards—a slow start with a fast finish!