Gary Player has won more than 160 titles worldwide in his professional golfing career.
He is also the most successful global golfer ever to play the game. He has collected 42 senior and regular tour wins in the United States, 73 on the European Tour and 34 on the Australian Tour. In addition, he has won in Japan, Canada and South America. He has traveled more miles than any other sportsman in history and is recognized as the "International Ambassador of Golf."
A man of strong religious belief, he won his first tournament in the United Kingdom in 1956 and was playing on the US Tour by the following year. He won his first Major title in The British Open Championship at Muirfield in 1959 when he came back from eight shots off the lead at the halfway stage.