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Gary Player

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Height: 5' 7" Weight: 150 Born: 11/01/35
Wins: 24 Turned Pro: 1953 College: N/A
Residence: Palm Beach, FL
Birthplace: Johannesburg, S. Africa
Family: Wife, Vivienne Verwey; Jennifer, Marc, Wayne, Michele, Theresa and Amanda; 14 grandchildren


Masters Record

Year Place Score Round Money
1 2 3 4
2009 96 +17 78 83     $ 10,000
2008 93 +17 83 78     $ 10,000
2007 89 +16 83 77     $ 10,000
2006 85 +16 79 81     $ 5,000
2005 90 +23 88 79     $ 5,000
2004 90 +18 82 80     $ 5,000
2003 84 +18 82 80     $ 5,000
2002 82 +14 80 78     $ 0
2001 67 +5 73 76     $ 5,000
2000 65 +6 76 74     $ 5,000
1999 89 +14 79 79     $ 5,000
1998 46 +14 77 72 78 75 $ 11,200
1997 53 +7 76 75     $ 5,000
1996 56 +5 73 76     $ 1,500
1995 68 +5 76 73     $ 1,500
1994 52 +6 71 79     $ 1,500
1993 60 +14 71 76 75 80 $ 3,700
1992 68 +4 75 73     $ 1,500
1991 55 +2 72 74     $ 1,500
1990 24 +3 73 74 68 76 $ 11,000
1989 56 +9 76 77     $ 1,500
1988 54 +9 78 75     $ 1,500
1987 35 +9 75 75 71 76 $ 4,257
1986 49 +6 77 73     $ 1,500
1985 36 +6 71 75 73 75 $ 3,612
1984 21 -1 71 72 73 71 $ 6,475
1983 62 +7 73 78     $ 1,610
1982 15 +4 74 73 71 74 $ 5,850
1981 15 E 73 73 71 71 $ 5,500
1980 6 -5 71 71 71 70 $ 9,958
1979 17 E 71 72 74 71 $ 2,700
1978 1 -11 72 72 69 64 $ 45,000
1977 19 -1 71 70 72 74 $ 2,500
1976 28 +7 73 73 70 79 $ 1,950
1975 30 +4 72 74 73 73 $ 1,950
1974 1 -10 71 71 66 70 $ 35,000
1972 10 +3 73 75 72 71 $ 3,600
1971 6 -4 72 72 71 69 $ 5,600
1970 3 -8 74 68 68 70 $ 14,000
1969 33 +7 74 70 75 76 $ 1,425
1968 7 -6 72 67 71 72 $ 3,460
1967 6 -1 75 69 72 71 $ 5,600
1966 28 +11 74 77 76 72 $ 1,175
1965 2 -8 65 73 69 73 $ 10,200
1964 5 -2 69 72 72 73 $ 3,700
1963 5 +1 71 74 74 70 $ 4,000
1962 2 -8 67 71 71 71 $ 12,000
1961 1 -8 69 68 69 74 $ 20,000
1960 6 +1 72 71 72 74 $ 2,800
1959 8 +2 73 75 71 71 $ 1,740
1958 44 +6 74 76     $ 350
1957 24 +9 77 72 75 73 $ 700



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Player is content to feast on his Masters memories

Gary Player stepped onto the first tee at the Par-3 Contest on Wednesday afternoon and yanked his iron shot off the green. He paused, grabbed another ball and knocked it 12 feet from the pin.

Knight departs valiantly

Gary Player's final ascent up the hill on the 18th hole was welcomed with thunderous applause and a standing ovation, his last while a player at Augusta National Golf Club.

Player is delighted about breaking 80

It wasn't exactly a waffle when Gary Player said he might have to reconsider retiring from the Masters Tournament after finishing his opening round Thursday.

The last of the Big 3 says his final farewell

A smile and tip of his baseball cap wasn't enough to show Gary Player's gratitude.
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