Zoeller-Jacobsen win Champions Skins game

MAUI, Hawaii, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The duo of Fuzzy Zoeller and Peter Jacobsen won Sunday's Champions Skins Game in Maui, Hawaii, with a par at the first playoff hole.

Nicklaus and Watson have good first day

MAUI, Hawaii, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Defending champions Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson got eight skins and $270,000 Saturday to take the lead after nine holes of the Champions Skins Game.
Limbaugh met new gal pal at charity event

Limbaugh met new gal pal at charity event

PALM BEACH , Fla., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Thrice married and divorced radio personality Rush Limbaugh has reportedly been dating a 31-year-old Florida woman for the past six months.

Philippines, S. Korea tie in Sun City golf

SUN CITY, South Africa, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Teams from the Philippines and South Korea shared the second-round lead in the Women's World Cup of Golf in South Africa Saturday at 11-under-par 133.

Immelman triumphs at Sun City

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Trevor Immelman, who got into the Nedbank Golf Challenge as a late replacement, won the South African event Sunday by one shot over Justin Rose.

Rose, Immelman still share Sun City lead

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Justin Rose and Trevor Immelman each shot a 5-under-par 67 Saturday to remain tied for the lead in the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City, South Africa.

Rose pulls into Nedbank lead tie

RUSTENBERG, South Africa, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Justin Rose used a 7-under-par 65 Friday to pull into a tie with Trevor Immelman halfway through the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.

Immelman, Scott lead Nedbank challenge

SUN CITY, South Africa, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Trevor Immelman and Adam Scott each turned in 5-under-par 67s Thursday and share the lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007.
By United Press International

Hal Sutton given Payne Stewart Award

ATLANTA, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Hal Sutton has been selected to receive the Payne Stewart Award for his successful golf career and charitable efforts off the course.
JOHN HENDEL, NewsTrack Editor

Player rankles feathers in pro golf

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 19 (UPI) -- Former pro golfer Gary Player has angered people by saying he knows some of today's players who have used performance-enhancing drugs.

Tom Watson leads U.S. Senior Open

KOHLER, Wis., July 6 (UPI) -- Tom Watson rode a hot putter Friday to take a three-shot lead after two rounds of the U.S. Senior Open at Kohler, Wis.

Denis Watson wins the Senior PGA event

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., May 27 (UPI) -- Denis Watson Sunday rallied to beat Eduardo Romero and win the Champions Tour's Senior PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, S.C. by two shots.

Match Play field finalized

TUCSON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The field was set Friday for next week's World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Tucson.

Furyk takes the Nedbank Challenge lead

PRETORIA, South Africa, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Defending champion Jim Furyk has taken the lead at the rain-plagued second round of the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City, South Africa.
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Gary Player
SLP2000052608- 26 MAY 2000- AUGUSTA, MISSOURI, USA: Senior PGA golfer Gary Player, keeps an eye on his swing, during his first shot of the day of the Boone Valley Classic, May 26. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Gary Player DMS; OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer. With his nine major championship victories as well as his nine major victories on the Champions Tour, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades.

Player was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has logged more than 15 million miles in travel, probably more than any other athlete. Dubbed the Black Knight , Mr. Fitness, and the International Ambassador of Golf, Player is a renowned golf course architect with more than 300 design projects throughout the world.

His business interests are represented by Black Knight International, which includes Gary Player Design, Player Real Estate, and Black Knight Enterprises, aspects of which include licensing, events, publishing, wine, apparel and memorabilia.

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