Black Knight International and title sponsor Berenberg today announced the spectacular line-up of participants celebrating the Union of Golf and Giving at the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational on September 30 – October 1, following the Ryder Cup. The event will take place at GlenArbor Golf Club.
Joining the Black Knight, the all-star field includes former U.S. Ryder Cup Captains, Tom Watson and Lee Trevino; European Ryder Cup Captain, Colin Montgomerie; and 13 Major winners in total including Fred Couples, Larry Mize, Jerry Pate, Mike Weir, Trevor Immelman, Mark O’Meara, Nick Price, Jeff Sluman, Brittany Linciome and Morgan Pressel.
In addition to the world class golfers in the field, Academy Award winning actor and GlenArbor Golf Club member, Michael Douglas, will be participating in the festivities.
Members of the PGA, LPGA, LET and Champions tours include Bill Haas, Blair O’Neal, Danielle Kang, Julian Suri, Alison Lee, Kristy McPherson, Brittany Lang, Beatriz Recari, Annie Park, Caroline Martens, Alison Lee and Emma Cabrera-Bello. World Long Drive Champion, Troy Mullins, is also participating.
“It’s exciting to see the tremendous support from our friends in golf and business for our upcoming event at GlenArbor,” said Gary Player. “We’re grateful that each of these talented individuals have taken the time out of their busy schedules to help raise money for The Player Foundation.”
“It is an honor to call Gary Player one of our global brand ambassadors, as he is truly an icon and legend in the game of golf,” says Hendrik Riehmer, Managing Partner of Berenberg. “It’s incredible to see that beyond his career as a Grand Slam Champion, Mr. Player has dedicated himself to a number of philanthropic initiatives including the Gary Player Invitational series. We greatly value our partnership and look forward to another successful event.”
The Berenberg Gary Player Invitational, forms part of the world-leading charity golf event series, which has helped The Player Foundation raised more than $64 million for charities worldwide. The Player Foundation is on a quest to raise $100 million by 2025 in support of charities for the betterment of impoverished communities and the expansion of educational opportunities.