Gary Player Rank
About Gary Player
Considered as one of the best golfers in history, Gary Player won a total of nine PGA Tour Championships. Nicknamed the “International Ambassador of Golf”, the Johannesburg-born golfer also won the 1965 edition of the U.S. Open, making him the youngest player to do so.
Before retiring from the sport, he won more than 100 professional competitions on six different continents.
- Harry Player
- Muriel Player
Vivienne Verwey (tied the knot in 1957)
Aside from the trophies he won on the golf course, Player has also received many honors including:
- World Golf Hall of Fame – Inducted in 1974
- PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award (2012)
- Presidential Medal of Freedom (2021)
He’s the first non-American to triumph in all the four majors, which is also referred to as the career Grand Slam.
He was also nicknamed Mr. Fitness, or Black Knight.
Gary Player Rank
Famous quotes by Gary Player
We create success or failure on the course primarily by our thoughts.Gary Player
F.A.Q. about Gary Player
When is his birthday?
Gary Player's birthday is on November 1, 1935.
In how many days is his birthday?
Gary's birthday is in 332 days
How old is he?
He is 86 years old.
Where is Gary from?
He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Gary Player's Popularity
Gary Player is a famous South African golfer, who was born on November 1, 1935. As a person born on this date, Gary Player is listed in our database as the 47th most popular celebrity for the day (November 1) and the 33rd most popular for the year (1935).
People born on November 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Gary Player is the 1154th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Gary Player's birthday, Gary Player is the 21st most famous South-African and ranks 10th in famous people born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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