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FIELD OF CHAMPIONS CONFIRMED FOR THE GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL IN ABU DHABI

The Gary Player Invitational, the world’s leading charity golf series has confirmed its return to Abu Dhabi with a “field of champions” set to participate in the upcoming event on 29 January 2018. Taking place at the award-winning Saadiyat Golf Beach Club, a Gary Player-designed course for the third consecutive year, this year’s union of golf and giving will see more than 72 golf champions, 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 and Special Needs as its charity of choice. Representing the new face of competitive golf, this year’s field will see an overwhelming number of European Tour champions, as well as the next generation of golfing stars compete alongside golfing legend Gary Player. Among the players confirmed are 2018 European Ryder […]
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ELVIS MUSIC AT THE COURSE? IT’S NOW OR NEVER FOR ‘BORING’ GOLF, ADMITS PLAYER

Player, now in his 80s, has shown the value of keeping up his fitness after retirement. For those who think golf is a game for old men with woolly jumpers and woollier thinking, Gary Player strikes a refreshingly radical note. “Is golf boring?” the 82-year-old asked in response to the YouGov survey that said the British public found it the dullest of all sports. “Well, to put it simply, yes. I may take flak for this but it’s true.” Player, the winner of nine major championships and the game’s elder statesman after the passing of Arnold Palmer in 2016, believes solutions include Elvis Presley, short-form games and a tennis-like world tour. He called on young people to come forward with ideas to keep the sport alive. “It’s definitely not the most boring sport in the world but it has not evolved fast enough to keep on par with today’s fast-paced […]
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GARY PLAYER DESIGN SHINES IN 2017

2017 marked another milestone year for Black Knight International and our golf course architecture firm, Gary Player Design, as we continue to leave a footprint all across the golfing world. It’s almost a tradition now, for Gary Player designed courses to be showcased in front of the world towards the end of the year with several courses hosting events on the men’s and women’s Tour schedule. Starting in the first week of November with the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, and continuing through the month with Hero Women’s Indian Open at DLF Golf and Country Club in Delhi, India, the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player at the Gary Player Country Club, and the Gary Player Invitational at the Lost City Golf Course – both at Sun City in South Africa. DLF Golf and Country Club also hosted the Hero Indian Open for […]
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