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GARY PLAYER DESIGN CONTINUES COURSE RENOVATIONS WORLDWIDE

Golf’s global ambassador, Gary Player, continues to leave his footprint around the golfing world in a variety of ways such as participating in The Masters Honorary Starter with Jack Nicklaus, but a huge part of his influence goes right into the heart of all golfers with Gary Player Design, his golf course architecture firm. Gary Player Design continues to give its clients a full-service experience far beyond the initial design. Current projects around the world are in a redesign phase including GlenArbor Golf Club in New York, Cougar Point in South Carolina, Wentworth Club in London, Tianzhu in Beijing and Kau Sai Chau in Hong Kong. Change is the price of survival and Gary Player Design is giving each course […]
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GARY PLAYER AWARDED LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SPORT INDUSTRY AWARDS

Gary Player was last night honoured at the Discovery Sport Industry Awards, where he walked away with the Sportsperson’s Lifetime Community award presented by Deloitte. The award serves to recognise a former sportsperson who has made a sustained positive contribution to community and or development via their actions and endeavours over an extended period of time. This recognition comes after an illustrious career in golf, accumulating over nine major championships, and at the age of 29 becoming the third golfer in history to win the Career Grand Slam, together with his efforts through the Gary Player Foundation. Founded in 1983, the Foundation was set up to provide quality education, nutrition, medical care and extra-curricular activities to the less fortunate children living […]
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WHY SUN CITY RANKS AMONGST THE WORLD’S BEST GOLFING DESTINATIONS

Sun International’s iconic Sun City Resort in the North West Province continues to rank amongst the world’s top golfing destinations. The resort, which boasts two championship golf courses, has received the prestigious 2017 Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award for Best Golf Resort in the Best of South Africa category. Sun City was one of only three South African destinations, and the only inland resort, to receive an accolade in this year’s awards programme. “We are thrilled that Sun City has been rated amongst the world’s premier golfing destinations. South Africa is internationally renowned for its world class golf courses and it is indeed a significant source of pride that Sun City continues to come up trumps, specifically as it is […]
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THE BLACK KNIGHT, THE GOLDEN BEAR, AND THE MERRY MEX PROVE AGE IS JUST A NUMBER WITH WIN AT INSPERITY INVITATIONAL

One of the great traditions that every golf fan should experience is the opening tee shot at the Masters. It wasn’t the same without the late Arnold Palmer this year, but to see Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player try to outdo each other, well, it doesn’t get much better than that. Don’t take my word for it. The pros grow giddy when talking about seeing their heroes from yesteryear. Fred Couples spoke about playing a Masters practice round at Augusta National with Player, chatting with Trevino at the Legends of Golf in April and seeing Don January holding court in the clubhouse at the Insperity. Unless, of course, you could get to watch them play 18 holes instead of hit one […]
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6 @garyplayer Class of 2017 golfers finish in top 35 of recent @BigEasyTourSA event. Omar Sandys 2nd. Jacquin Hess… https://t.co/FsmLVAmL5U

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I am so thrilled for you Brooks Koepka. Congratulations on your 1st Major! What a fabulous display of power, confidence, talent and patience. GP ... See MoreSee Less

Many congratulations on your 4th LPGA victory Brooke Henderson. No doubt your future is brighter than ever. My very best. GP ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations on your Web.com Tour victory Aaron Wise. Brilliant to hear you have secured your PGA TOUR card! Now work even harder. GP ... See MoreSee Less

Many congratulations on your Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada win Robby Shelton. Clutch putt on 18 to take the title. Well done. My best. GP ... See MoreSee Less

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