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GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL SHINES LIGHT ON THE UAE YEAR OF TOLERANCE

Leaders from the golf, sport and business worlds came together yesterday at the award-winning Saadiyat Beach Golf Club to join tournament host, course-designer, sporting icon and Grand Slam champion Gary Player, for the Gary Player Invitational, in support of the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO). Held under the patronage of the His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Tolerance, and in association with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the UAE stop of the world’s leading charity golf series saw 72 golf pros, along with their amateur teammates tee off to raise funds for The Player Foundation, which, to date has raised more than $64 million worldwide. British […]
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SUPER FIELD CONFIRMED FOR THE GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL IN ABU DHABI

A star-studded line-up representing the who’s who of the golf, sport, celebrity and business worlds is confirmed to participate in Abu Dhabi’s Gary Player Invitational, the world’s leading charity golf series. Set to take place Sunday, January 13, 2019, the event will also pay homage to the United Arab Emirate’s Year of Tolerance through a number of unique events and activations. Taking place at the award-winning Saadiyat Golf Beach Club, a Gary Player-designed course, 2019’s union of golf and giving will see 72 golf pros, celebrities and business leaders join tournament host, sporting icon and Grand Slam Champion, Gary Player in raising funds for The Player Foundation which has selected local event beneficiary, the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care […]
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GARY PLAYER’S 2018 IN PICTURES

  Experiencing The Louvre, Abu Dhabi during the Gary Player Invitational at Saadiyat Beach Encouraging the special needs kids of the Zayed Hight Organization in Abu Dhabi at Gary Player Invitational Short-game clinic at SAP event at Fancourt in South Africa Challenging basketball sensation Zion Williamson at my grandchildren’s school in the USA Reliving memories from 1978 Masters victory at Augusta National Greeting a fan on the first tee during The Masters at Augusta National Masters memories with Jack Meeting Patrick Reed’s family before he teed off and became the latest Masters Champion Behind the scenes of a Rolex commercial shoot The first pictures I saw of our first great grandson Elijah Two American icons, Mark Wahlberg and Kid Rock, […]
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PLAYER DESIGN SELECTED TO REDESIGN DELHI GOLF CLUB IN INDIA

Gary Player Design has been selected to redesign the historic Delhi Golf Club in India. The prominent global golf course design firm is no stranger to creating breathtaking golf in a country relatively new to the game. DLF Golf and Country Club was Gary Player Design’s first course in India, and in its few years of being open, has established itself as India’s premier course, hosting both the women’s and men’s Indian Opens on the European Tour Indian swing. The prospects to work on a historic course was attractive for the Player Design team, who also has connections to several historic clubs including Wentworth Club in London. “The opportunity to make a meaningful and lasting improvement to Delhi Golf Club […]
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ALWAYS THE PLAYER

Even at the grand old age of 83, Gary Player cuts quite a dash in his signature all-black ensemble and monochrome spectator shoes. One writer recently described the South African golfing legend as “a ball of kinetic positivity,” and it’s easy to see why. Player’s passion for fitness is well-known – he still works out five day a week – and a liveliness and eagerness to regale others with anecdotes underlines his irrepressible energy and enthusiasm. Player is always on, always the showman: this much is clear as he lies on the ground next to the first hole of Carnoustie Golf Links, with a tee in his mouth. The British Open is three weeks away, and Player is in his […]
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GIVING BACK THROUGH GOLF

As founding partners of The Sports Trust, Nedbank and Sun International are key partners in the drive to use the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player as one of the premier fundraising events for the trust. The Sports Trust Challenge is the main vehicle for this. It takes place on the Monday following the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and features golfers who have bid on the privilege to play in this event, taking on the Gary Player Country Club as it was set up for some of the world’s best professionals the day before. Since the tournament became part of the European Tour and Rolex Series, The Player Foundation has been the main beneficiary of The […]
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