Gary Jim Player Net Worth

Gary Jim Player Net Worth is
$1.2 Million

Gary Jim Player Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Gary Player DMS; OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. Over his career, Player accumulated 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 of 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 Career Grand Slam, following Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen. Since then, only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have won the Career 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.Born in Johannesburg, Player has logged more than 25 million kilometres (15 million miles) in travel, which is more than any other athlete. Nicknamed the Black Knight, Mr. Fitness, and the International Ambassador of Golf, Player is also a renowned golf course architect with more than 325 design projects on five continents throughout the world. He has also authored or co-written 36 golf books.His business interests are represented by Black Knight International, which includes Gary Player Design, Player Real Estate, The Player Foundation, Gary Player Academies, and Black Knight Enterprises, aspects of which include licensing, events, publishing, wine, apparel and memorabilia.The Gary Player Stud Farm has received worldwide acclaim for breeding top thoroughbred race horses, including 1994 Epsom Derby entry Broadway Flyer.He operates The Player Foundation, which has a primary objective of promoting underprivileged education around the world. In 1983, The Player Foundation established the Blair Atholl Schools in Johannesburg, South Africa, which has educational facilities for more than 500 students from kindergarten through eighth grade. In 2013 it celebrated its 30th Anniversary with charity golf events in London, Palm Beach, Shanghai and Cape Town, bringing its total of funds raised to over US $50 million.In 2014 the Gary Player Invitational charity series of events will be staged in Augusta, Georgia after the Masters; in London after The Open Championship; in Shanghai after to the HSBC Championship and at Sun City, South Africa just before the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club.

Full NameGary Player
Net Worth$200 million
Date Of BirthNovember 1, 1935
Place Of BirthJohannesburg, South Africa
Height5' 7" (1.7 m)
NationalitySouth African
SpouseVivienne Verwey
ChildrenJennifer, Marc, Wayne, Michele, Theresa, Amanda
ParentsMuriel Player, Harry Player
SiblingsIan Player
AwardsLaureus World Sports Award for Lifetime Achievement, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year
Star SignScorpio
1Has six children and 18 grandchildren.
2Professional golfer. Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.


In Depth with Graham Bensinger2014TV Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm2005TV SeriesGary Player
My Way II1977Gary Player


The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1961TV Series performer - 1 episode


Jack Nicklaus: The Making of a Champion2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Seve the Movie2014Himself
21 Icons2014TV Series documentary
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - World Golf Hall of Famer / Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Guest
The Short Game2013DocumentaryHimself
Feherty2013TV SeriesHimself
Charlie Rose2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hannity2010TV SeriesHimself
Chicken Soup: Conversations for the Golfers Soul2007Video documentaryHimself
A Question of Sport2006TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest
Caiga quien caiga2005TV SeriesHimself
Tiger: The Authorised DVD Collection2004Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Golf Talk1995TV SeriesHimself
Golf: The Greatest Game1994TV Movie documentary
Cavalcade of Champions1973TV MovieHimself
The 1970 Masters Tournament1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1962TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1961TV SeriesHimself - Golfer

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Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - World Golf Hall of Famer
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself
Arnie2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
A Question of Sport2005TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest

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