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Bulgaria Strives To Become New Golf Destination

Feb 23, 2010 | Filed Under: Golf Course Design

Eight years, since the first participation of Bulgaria in the International Golf Travel Market in 2002, 30 foreign golf tour operators and journalists will visit the leading golf clubs and resorts in Bulgaria in April of this year. The interest in Bulgaria… Read More »

Over 100 Million People Watch GPI Highlights

Feb 23, 2010 | Filed Under: General News | Comments: 1

(Capetown, South Africa) – the 10th Annual Gary Player Invitational charity golf tournament held in November 2009 at The Links at Fancourt in South Africa was a real success raising over R 5 million for children in need across the globe.  Professional… Read More »

The Big Three Reunite To Help Chidren In Need

Feb 12, 2010 | Filed Under: General NewsThe Player Foundation

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL – Historic Mountain Mission School in Grundy, VA, which has sheltered and educated an estimated 20,000 needy children over its 87 years, will receive substantial support this year from a fundraising event featuring three of golf’s… Read More »

Mandarin Oriental To Open Resort On Saadiyat Island

Feb 10, 2010 | Filed Under: General News

(Abu Dhabi) - Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), the master developer of Saadiyat Island, announced an agreement with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to manage a new luxury resort on Saadiyat Island. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences,… Read More »

Volvo China Open To Be Held At Gary Player Designed Suzhou Golf Club In Shanghai

Feb 09, 2010 | Filed Under: Golf Course Design

(Shanghai) The European PGA Tour announced that it will once again sanction The Volvo China Open as an official event and move the tournament to Suzhou Jinji Lake International Golf Club. Located in the Suzhou Industrial Park about a one hour drive from… Read More »

The 2016 Olympic Games – Helping to Jumpstart the South American Golf Market

Feb 04, 2010 | Filed Under: General News

The 2016 Olympic Game may seem like they are quite some time away, but the reality is Rio de Janeiro is faced with a huge task in preparing the city and Brazil for the influx of athletes, visitors and media.  Mr. Player is slated to visit Rio de… Read More »

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club Opens To Rave Reviews

Feb 02, 2010 | Filed Under: Golf Course Design

On 28 January 2010 the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club kicked off its grand opening with the inaugural Saadiyat Beach Classic charity golf tournament hosted by Gary Player.  Mr. Player officially opened the tournament with a perfect drive off of the first… Read More »