Gary Player

Golfer Gary Player Full Name: Gary Player
Nationality:

South African

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: Regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf.

Born: November 1, 1935 (82 years old)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Married Life

  • 1957-01-19 Golfer Gary Player (21) weds Bobby Verwey's sister Vivienne Verwey

Historical Events in the Life of Gary Player

  • 1959-07-03 88th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 284 at Muirfield Gullane
  • 1961-04-10 25th Masters Golf Tournament: Gary Player wins, shooting a 280
  • 1962-07-22 44th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 278 at Aronimink GC PA
  • 1965-06-21 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis
  • 1968-07-13 97th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 289 at Carnoustie Scotland
  • 1972-08-16 54th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich
  • 1974-04-14 38th Masters Golf Tournament: Gary Player wins, shooting a 278
  • 1974-07-13 103rd British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 282 at Royal Lytham
  • 1978-04-09 42nd Masters Golf Tournament: Gary Player wins, shooting a 277
  • 1987-07-12 8th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Gary Player
  • 1988-02-14 49th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
  • 1988-08-08 9th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Gary Player
  • 1990-08-15 51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player

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