Masters begins with a tribute to Arnold Palmer from Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player

Golf legend Arnold Palmer died in September 2016, meaning this week marks the first Masters in 59 years since Palmer first won the tournament in 1958. Palmer was the honorary starter for the Masters—teeing off to start the tournament—in 2007, and he held that title until his death. Jack Nicklaus teed off with him starting in 2010, Gary Player joined them in 2012. This year, the...
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Player hopes McIlroy reconsiders Olympic WD

Gary Player will lead the South African team at the Olympics, but he's hoping a player from Ireland will reconsider his decision to skip the Rio games.
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June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Gary Player Become Oldest Golfer To Make Hole-In-One At Masters Par 3 Contest

Gary Player proved you’re never too old to hit a hole-in-one, especially if you’re a golf legend. Player participated Wednesday in the annual Masters par 3 tournament at Augusta National, and he had the shot of the afternoon on hole No. 7. Player used just about every inch of the sloping green to roll the ball back toward the hole and in for the ace. Watch @garyplayer become...
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Gary Player: You'll never see a trio like me, Jack and Arnie again

In golf, goals can change. Some players are just trying to earn a Tour card, while others are pushing for that first victory. Once a win or two accumulate, a major championship might be in your sights.But the grandest goal of them all in golf is the career Grand Slam. Only five men have been able to say they were winners of all four of golf's majors, and one of those men joined The...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Arnold Palmer won’t hit ceremonial tee shot at Masters

The Masters is often referred to as “a tradition unlike any other.” But it appears that a tradition that helps kick off the beloved tournament at the revered Augusta National Golf Club may have be one legend short. The Golf Channel’s Tim Rosaforte reported Tuesday that Arnold Palmer won’t take part in the ceremonial tee shot that opens the Masters alongside Jack Nicklaus...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Gary Player: Give me one hour with Tiger Woods and ‘he could win majors’

Ever since Tiger Woods parted ways with swing coach Sean Foley in August, there has been much speculation about who would become the latest expert to try to “fix” the golfer’s swing. Woods has said there is no timetable for finding a new coach and there is a possibility — albeit unlikely — that he...Read More The post Gary Player: Give me one hour with Tiger Woods and...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player hit ceremonial tee shots at Masters (GIFs)

As part of a tradition unlike any other (that’s a good line, somebody should really use that), golf royalty Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, as the three legends have done for years now, strode to the tee box on Thursday morning and hit their ceremonial tee shots at Augusta National. And with the […] The post Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player hit ceremonial...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Player tells story about how Arnold Palmer pooped on a green in Japan (video)

Seeing Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hold court during Masters week truly is one of the greatest annual events in golf. How the three Kings of Golf get the tournament off to an official start with their ceremonial tee shots is always a highlight of the week. Who knew their presence would lead […] The post Gary Player tells story about how Arnold Palmer pooped on...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michelle Wie says she once punched Gary Player

Well folks, here’s one of those “Lol” “roflcopter’ moments. When the ever awesome Ms. Michelle Wie wrote a piece for Golf Digest (Yes, she’s multi-talented), she mentioned of numerous occurrences in her life on and off the course. One of those incidents being kind of random and weird at the same time. Apparently Gary Player who’s known as “Mr.Fitness” asked Michelle...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Player, others react to passing of political hero Nelson Mandela

The horrible news that broke out that South African leader and worldwide icon Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95. Nelson was not only a phenomenal leader and outstanding human being but he was also big into sports as well as he was an amateur boxer and also did running and other sporting activities. He was known as one of the most courageous men who ever lived and his legacy will...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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