Apr. 10, 1961 - South Africa’s Gary Player is the first foreign player to win the Masters tournament

Gary Player is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. Over his career, Player accumulated an impressive 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 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 Grand Slam, following Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen. Since then, only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have won the Grand Slam. Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.

"Be decisive. A wrong decision is generally less disastrous than indecision." - Bernhard Langer

"I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s golf game. It’s called an eraser." - Arnold Palmer
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"I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s golf game. It’s called an eraser." - Arnold Palmer

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"I don’t want to become as good as I once was. I want to become better." - Tiger Woods

"I don’t want to become as good as I once was. I want to become better." - Tiger Woods

"I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win." - Arnold Palmer

"I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win." - Arnold Palmer

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