World Golf Hall of Fame member Gary Player, considered by many to be the greatest international golfer of all time, has been named the 10th recipient of the PGA Tour’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
The winner of nine major championships, the modern Grand Slam and 165 tournament titles around the world, including 24 on the PGA Tour and 19 on the Champions Tour, Player will be honored on May 9 at The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Created in 1996, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the tour over an extended period of time through their actions on and off the course. Player joins a distinguished list of past Lifetime Achievement Award recipients: Gene Sarazen; Byron Nelson; Arnold Palmer; Sam Snead; Jack Burke Jr; Pete Dye; Deane Beman; Jack Nicklaus; and President George HW Bush.
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