South Africa’s golfing legend will receive the award from Donald Trump.
‘As an international athlete, to receive the highest honour awarded to civilians in the United States is humbling indeed,’ Player said.
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Medicine? Bah! SA amateur golfer beats cancer through traditional foods
Four years ago, Capetonian Mohamed Suliman’s prognosis was dire. He took control and is now representing his country in the largest amateur club tournament in the world.
Hole-in-ones have become Louis Oosthuizen’s forte in the past few months, but it didn’t deter the newest local major winner.
The 31-year-old produces a magnificent display with the putter to claim his maiden local major win.
The Benoni product is clearly a future champion, showing maturity way beyond his 18 years of age.

Golf Grace not getting carried away despite brilliant Randpark start

Defending SA open champion Louis Oosthuizen sings from the same hymn sheet.

Golf ‘So perfect you’d feel guilty making a divot’ – Stone raves over Randpark

2016’s SA Open champion hopes to re-ignite his reputation as one of the most promising players on the European Tour.

Golf Pablo Larrazabal like a blister in the sun

The veteran Spaniard turns adversity into triumph with a remarkable one-shot win at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Golf Schwartzel says Leopard Creek more difficult than ever before

Though you wouldn’t say it given the 35-year-old’s surge up the leaderboard at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Golf WATCH: How Johann Rupert inspired Pablo Larrazabal to nail a 70 foot putt

The extraordinary birdie was part of a run of four successive birdies from the 10th that ensured the 36-year-old Spaniard will go into the weekend with a three-shot lead at the Alfred Dunhill Champs.

Golf Aiken focuses on mental steel to get over ‘weird year’

The experienced 36-year-old had to abruptly give up on the sport for seven months, destroying the momentum of a fine start to 2019. Yet Leopard Creek might give a reprieve.

Golf The long and short of Leopard Creek’s dress code

Not all of the participants were comfortable wearing shorts at the opening round of the Alfred Dunhill Champs, despite a special exception being made for the Lowveld heat.

Golf Grace sizzles in the Malelane heat

A winner here in 2014, he combined power with experience.

Golf Branden and Brandon use Malelane to get back into the swing of things

That the duo are both previous winners of the Alfrend Dunhill Championship obviously also helps.

Golf One year on, Johann Rupert’s grass looks far greener

Leopard Creek’s revamp in 2017 led to a muted response by the pros. Now, Ernie Els and co are raving over this year’s Alfred Dunhill Champs experience already.

Golf It’s all in the wrist this week for Schwartzel in Malelane

The answers on chronic nerve problems haven’t come yet, but he’s ready to see whether he can get back into action at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Golf The six amateurs set for 2020 SA Open

It’s certainly a talented field.

Golf Lombard shows the steel worthy of a champion

The 24-year-old from Pretoria recovers impressively from a dodgy start to the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge to place himself perfectly for glory.

Golf ‘One of my best days ever’ – Zander sizzles to the Nedbank challenge summit

The 24-year-old overcomes a nervy start to card a 65 that Louis Oosthuizen believes was even better than his opening 63.




 

 

 

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