Gary Player

Gary Player, born in Johannesburg on November 1, 1935, is a former South African golfer who with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer makes up the trio of great players who are credited with making golf a sport of enormous popularity worldwide.

Nicknamed the black knight because of the black game clothing he used to wear, during his career he won a total of 163 tournaments, obtaining 9 victories in the 4 Majors tournaments of the circuit, all of which he won at least once.

He is a famous creator of courses and golf courses: all over the world there are around 400 courses created by him, designed by him.