Golfing legend Gary Player is set to be inducted in the South African Hall of Fame. The event would take place in November before the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City hosted by Player.
The Hall of Fame strives to tell stories of extraordinary achievers by celebrating the holistic accomplishments of the individuals and with that inspire individuals to dream and reach their full potential.
In his prime, Player accumulated nine major championships and six championships tour victories, as well as three British Open Championships.
At the age of 29, he became the first non-American to win four grand slams and adding another win in the 1965 U.S Open. Player became only the third golfer in history to win the Career Grand Slam, following Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, and only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have performed the feat since.
Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
Nicknamed the Black Knight, Mr Fitness, and the International Ambassador of Golf, Player is also a renowned golf course architect with more than 325 design projects on five continents throughout the world.