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Stories tagged ‘Gary Player’


Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Modry Las Golf Course

Poland’s Top Golf Resort Premiers at Nordea Masters

Modry Las has confirmed it will make its debut at this year’s Nordea Masters; Scandinavia’s flagship tournament. Exhibiting under the banner of Golf in West Pomerania, Poland’s top golf course will make its premiere as it prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary


Monday, April 28th, 2014

Blair Atholl

Gary Player Design Leads Golf Digest’s 2014 Golf Course Rankings

The Links at Fancourt in George maintained the No. 1 spot and was followed by Leopard Creek in Malelane and Gary Player Country Club in the 2nd and 3rd positions. Blair Atholl (No. 4) and Montague at Fancourt (No.6) rounded out the list’s Top 10 .....read the full story »


Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa and 18th green at Abu Dhabi GC

Pioneering Abu Dhabi Golf Club Primed to Host Industry Pacesetters

Troon-managed Abu Dhabi Golf Club to host HSBC Golf Business Forum opening golf event


Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Gary Player

Coca-Cola China Extends Sponsorship of The Gary Player Invitational

The Coca-Cola Company has renewed its sponsorship of the Gary Player Invitational event for a further three years


Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Gary Player website

Gary Player Invitational Charity Event: April 13-14 in Augusta, Georgia

Black Knight International will host the US leg of the Gary Player Invitational charity series on April 13-14, 2014 at Champions Retreat Golf Club


Friday, February 28th, 2014

Gregory Peters

La Manga Club Hails Inspirational Founder

La Manga Club has led the tributes to former owner Gregory Peters, the driving force behind creating Spain’s flagship resort, following his death at the age of 86 .....read the full story »

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Golf Legend Gary Player to participate in China Golf Show

The 9 fold major championship winner confirmed his participation in China Golf Show taking place 14th – 16th of March and will be feature in a wide range of events including his own clinic on the main stage


Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Modry Las Golf Club

High Five For Poland’s Top Golf Resort

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in July, the acclaimed Gary Player-designed course at Modry Las Golf Club will be joined by a new nine-hole course in the autumn,


Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Gary Player Invitational Europe 2013

Children Win At Gary Player Invitational Presented By Berenberg

Golfers, celebrities and businessmen joined icon and Grand Slam champion Gary Player to help raise over $100,000 for children’s charities during the annual Gary Player Invitational at London’s historic Wentworth Club .....read the full story »


Monday, July 15th, 2013

Gary Player id featured in ESPN Body Issue

Gary Player Appears in ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’

At age 77, Player is the oldest athlete in the feature’s five-year history. Also featured is Ladies European Tour Golfer Carly Booth

John Letters Tour trucks and John Andrew (left).

British Golf Brand Barred from Open Championship

John Letters of Scotland is disappointed to announce they will not be attending The Open Championship having been denied entry to practice ground by the R&A


Monday, July 4th, 2011

Player photo 2

The Player Foundation in alliance with Golf Club Images

The venture gives all of Gary Player Design’s golf course and real estate clients around the world an opportunity to update and improve their golf course photography .....read the full story »


Monday, June 27th, 2011

Thracian Cliffs 11th hole

Gary Player opens Bulgaria’s Thracian Cliffs Golf & Spa

Global golf icon and leading course designer Gary Player has officially opened Thracian Cliffs Golf & SPA in Cape Kaliakra, Bulgaria .....read the full story »


Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Kau Sai Chau management team receives the GEO Certified™ award. (Left to right:) Cameron Halliday, General Manager; Mike Carey, Head of Golf Operations; Christine Chan, Superintendent; Benjamin Warren, GEO Communications Director

Hong Kong course is first GEO Certified facility in Asia-Pacific

The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course, one of the busiest public golf courses in the world, once a military firing range, is transformed into one of the world’s most sustainably-managed golf facilities .....read the full story »


Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tenniel Chu accepts the 2011 KPMG Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his father, Dr David Chu, Chairman of Mission Hills Group and Mission Hills Golf Club in China.

Positive message from KPMG’s Dubai Forum

Over 300 delegates from 45 countries came together for KPMG’s eighth annual Golf Business Forum at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club .....read the full story »


Friday, April 8th, 2011

Hole 5 at Modry Las

Double Celebration for Poland’s Top Golf Course

Modry Las Golf Club of Choszczno, Poland, has started the new golfing season on a high after receiving a pair of awards honouring the remarkable layout of the Gary Player-designed course


Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Gary Player (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Super Star Player into Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame

Gary Player will be officially inducted to the Asia Pacific Hall of Fame during the staging of the 2011 Asia Pacific Golf Summit which will be held later this year at the beach resort city of Pattaya in Thailand .....read the full story »


Friday, January 28th, 2011

World stars gather at the Saadiyat Beach Classic hosted by Gary Player, including European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ Matteo Manassero

Bjorn Team Victory at Saadiyat Beach Classic Pro-Celeb Am

The illustrious golf and giving event Saadiyat Beach Classic hosted by TDIC and Gary Player heralded great success by all as stars turn out in force


Friday, January 14th, 2011

Gary Player at Saadiyat Beach

Stars Line Up for 2011 Saadiyat Beach Classic

Stars from the world of sport are set to compete for charity in the second Saadiyat Beach Classic Presented by ADCB and hosted by Gary Player .....read the full story »


Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

From left-Nabil Al Messabi, Senior Manager - Research and Intelligence (TDIC) and Sultan Al Mahmood, Head of Human Resources (ADCB)

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Sponsors Saadiyat Beach Classic

Tourism Development & Investment Company, the master developer of tourism, cultural, and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has announced Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank as the new title sponsor of the Saadiyat Beach Classic 2011, hosted by Gary Player .....read the full story »


Monday, December 20th, 2010

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Poland’s Top Course Shortlisted for International Award

Modry Las Golf Club has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Golf Inc 2010 Development of the Year Awards .....read the full story »


Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubmod

Saadiyat Beach Wins Coveted Accolade

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has been named ‘Best Golf Course’ at the Arabian Property Awards .....read the full story »


Friday, October 29th, 2010

Dubai Creek Golf Club

KPMG Announce Dates and Venue for 2011 Forum

KPMG announces Park Hyatt Dubai as the venue of the Golf Business Forum to be held 17-19 April 2011, sponsored by Dubai Golf, owners of Dubai Creek and the Emirates Golf Clubs .....read the full story »

Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Recipients at Asia Pacific Golf Summit 2010  Left to right : Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat (Chairman Tourism Authority of Thailand); Mr. S. Pornsit (President, Thailand Golf Course Association); Georgina Wong; Mr. Korn Thapparansi (Thailand Minister of Science and Technology); Greg Norman; Mr. Lu Liang Huang (Taiwan's Hall Of Fame Star); Gary Player; Annika Sorenstam; Boonchu Ruangkit (Thailand's Hall Of Fame Star); Kyi Hla Han (Chairman, Asian Tour); Spencer Robinson.

Asia’s Golf Summit Looks for Solutions

Last week’s Summit in Bangkok was hailed as the region’s most important gathering of decision makers in the golf industry .....read the full story »


Friday, October 1st, 2010

KPMG Report cover

KPMG Publishes Important New Report at the Ryder Cup

The Report, entitled ‘The Business of Professional Tournament Golf’, contains revealing insights into tournament golf, talent management and sponsorship .....read the full story »