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LOMBARD GETS HIS SUN CITY TRIUMPH IN A CELEBRATION OF 20 YEARS OF #GOLFANDGIVING

The 20th anniversary of the Gary Player Invitational was indeed one of the most memorable as Sunshine Tour professional Zander Lombard and his team including Irish pop star Brian McFadden celebrated their tournament victory against the backdrop of an incredible R2.3 million raised for The Player Foundation at Sun City this weekend. Lombard, a week after leading the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player for two days at Sun City before finishing tied eighth, led his team of McFadden and businessmen Adrian Moors and Mark Ilsley to a three-point victory on 188 points at the Lost City Golf Course on Sunday. McFadden was delighted to be on the winning team in this tournament for the second time. “I won here when Gary Player celebrated his 80th birthday, and now I’ve won on the 20th anniversary of the Gary Player Invitational,” he said. “But the truth is that it’s just […]
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FOOTBALL STARS RECOGNIZE THE PLAYER FOUNDATION’S ROLE IN SPARKING GREATNESS

There are those moments when making a difference in a child’s life at exactly the right time can unlock greatness. South African football stars Aaron Mokoena and Mark Williams both had such moments, and it’s exactly why they applaud and support The Player Foundation’s work in raising funds for charity through this weekend’s Gary Player Invitational at the Lost City Golf Course. At the end of a magnificent first day of the Gary Player Invitational on Saturday in which the collection of sports stars, celebrities, professional golfers and business leaders played their part in the #GolfAndGiving drive of this event for The Player Foundation, both Mokoena and Williams reflected on their own upbringings and the critical moments that helped to shape them. “I came from humble beginnings, and I know from personal experience that there are kids out there who can become influential people but are struggling because of their […]
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SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS LEGENDS TEAM UP TO SUPPORT GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok Steven Kitshoff and an array of South African sports legends will come together this weekend in support of The Player Foundation and its drive to make a difference for charity through the Gary Player Invitational at the Lost City Golf Course at Sun City from 23-24 November. Kitshoff and fellow Springboks Bryan Habana, Akona Ndungane, Odwa Ndungane, Butch James, Patrick Lambie and Owen Nkumane as well as former Proteas cricket captain Shaun Pollock, International Boxing Hall of Fame member Brian Mitchell, and former Bafana Bafana stars Mark Williams, Jimmy Tau and Matthew Booth join a field of men and women professional golfers and business leaders in the 20th anniversary of the Gary Player Invitational and to celebrate the over $64 million The Player Foundation has raised for charity, and its goal of reaching $100 million. And all spoke of their incredible admiration for the work of The Player Foundation and the 20-year […]
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Sending a big congratulations to @collin_morikawa. An outstanding performance! #PGAChamp

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What a performance.👏👏👏👏

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The entire golf community needs to continue promoting the women's game. I'm proud to have hosted female players at my events for years, but this shouldn't be special, this should be the norm. Well done, Kate and @JustinRose99. Let's keep growing the game. https://t.co/9Ya4usnNNN

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