DMS; OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer and widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. Over his career, Player accumulated an impressive nine major championships on the regular tour and six Champions Tour major championship victories, as well as three Senior British Open Championships on the European Senior Tour. At the age 29, Player won the 1965 U.S. Open and became the only non-American to win all four majors, known as the career Grand Slam. Player became only the third golfer in history to win the Grand Slam, following Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen. Since then, only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have won the Grand Slam. Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
20.01.2012 [CITY A.M.] - ... of the Laureus World Sports Academy, which includes global sports stars of the stature of Boris Becker, Sebastian Coe, Nadia Comaneci, Sean Fitzpatrick, Marvin Hagler and Martina Navratilova, plus golfing greats like Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
20.01.2012 [Look To The Stars] - ... Ilie Nastase, Martina Navratilova, Oscar Pistorius, Gary Player, Sir Steven Redgrave CBE, Jamie Redknapp, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Monica Seles, Mark Spitz, Daley Thompson CBE, Edwin Van Der Sar, Michael Vaughan OBE, Steve Waugh and Katarina Witt.
19.01.2012 [Leaderboard Golf] - It boasts a choice of five championship golf courses designed by professional golfers such as Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player and stunning natural beauty; exemplified by the course at Osprey Point, which is defined by dense forests and large
17.01.2012 [CITY A.M.] - The winners are chosen by the 47 members of the Laureus World Sports Academy, which includes global stars such as Boris Becker, Sebastian Coe, Sean Fitzpatrick, Marvin Hagler, Martina Navratilova and Gary Player. FANCY rubbing shoulders with the very
19.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - I would probably say Gary Player. I'm a real golf supporter. I always admired Player because he fought against incredible hardships to be at the top of his game, flying from South Africa back in the days when it was a real monster journey.
18.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - I would probably go for Gary Player and John F Kennedy. That would be interesting, wouldn't it? I can't cook. It would have to be a couple of M&S £10 for two meals. What is your favourite sport apart from football? Golf, definitely.
12.01.2012 [Blackpool Gazette] - Jim McCabe, of Golf Week, wrote: “You'll find plenty of golfers who are passionate about this links, and for good measure, luminaries such as Bobby Jones, Bobby Locke, Peter Thomson, Gary Player and Seve Ballesteros (twice) have won the (British) Open