Gary Player net worth - golfer

From Sports Net Worth Wiki
(Redirected from Gary Player)
Jump to: navigation, search

Net Worth $200 million
Current Net Worth: $200 million (Update)
Salary & Earnings
PGA Career Earnings: $1,828,296[1]
Champions Tour Earnings: $6,049,029[1]

Gary Player is a former professional golfer on the PGA Tour, from South Africa. In 1965 he completed the grand slam becoming one of only five players to win golf’s career Grand Slam, joining Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods in the feat.

Net Worth

  • Net Worth:

Salary and Earnings

Career Golf Earnings

Earnings by Year

Earnings by Tournament

Victories

Notable victories by year

  • 1958 Kentucky Derby Open
  • 1959 British Open Championship
  • 1961 Lucky International, Sunshine Open, Masters
  • 1962 PGA Championship
  • 1963 San Diego Open
  • 1964 “500” Festival, Pensacola Open
  • 1965 US Open
  • 1968 British Open
  • 1969 Tournament of Champions
  • 1970 Greater Greensboro Open
  • 1971 Greater Jacksonville Open, National Airlines Open
  • 1972 New Orleans Open, PGA Championship
  • 1973 Southern Open
  • 1974 Masters, Danny Thomas-Memphis Classic
  • 1974 British Open
  • 1978 Masters, Tournament of Champions, Houston Open

Endorsements

Other Business & Investments

Representation

See Also

Gary Player Pages on Sports Net Worth

Similar or Related Golfers & Athletes

Links

External Links

Gary Player on Wikipedia

Gary Player Decoration for Meritorious Services, Order of Ikhamanga (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, and only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have performed the feat since. Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.[2]

Born in Johannesburg, Player has logged more than 25 million kilometres (15 million miles) in travel, which is more than any other athlete.[3] Nicknamed the Black Knight, Mr. Fitness, and the International Ambassador of Golf,[4] 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.

Read more about Gary Player on Wikipedia...

References & Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gary Player's page on PGATour.com, career statistics and earnings
  2. Kim, Jae-Ha "Go Away With Gary Player" Access Date = 7 October 2013, Chicago Tribune, 2 October 2013}}
  3. "Golf: Gary Player" Brad Morgan, SouthAfrica.info |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20051202121737/http://www.southafrica.info/ess_info/sa_glance/sports/greats/player.htm |archivedate=2 December 2005
  4. PGA Tour Media Guide - Gary Player PGA Tour |accessdate=24 October 2013


Retrieved from "http://wiki.sportsnetworth.net/w/index.php?title=Gary_Player_net_worth_-_golfer&oldid=72119"


Sports Net Worth

Share the Wealth


How to Edit this Page

To make an edit to this page, or any page in our wiki, please use this edit form.

Register

If you would like to register please make a few edits through our temporary edit form, then request an account.

Share the Wealth

Leave a Comment



Follow Sports Net Worth

Follow the Richest by Sport on Facebook & Twitter
Sport Twitter Facebook
NFL Football twitter facebook
Baseball twitter facebook
Basketball twitter facebook
Soccer / Football twitter facebook
Hockey twitter facebook
Golf twitter facebook
Tennis twitter facebook
Mixed Martial Artists twitter facebook
Boxers twitter facebook
Olympians twitter facebook
View our Follow page for all they ways you can follow Sports Net Worth.

Or Share This Page with your Friends