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  1. SiriusXM Announces New Programming for Masters 2015 CoverageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... history of the Masters going back to its origins in the 1930s, interviews with Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player from the 1960s, and reflections on and audio from Tournament highlights that include Gene Sarazen's double eagle in 1935, ...

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  2. Teed OffRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | VietNam News

    ... of an anorexic roadrunner. Yes, legs day in the gym is NOT my favourite. To put this in even more perspective, Gary Player used to squat 375 lbs and did so the night before winning the US Open. Just for the record, squats activate your glutes. Tiger ...

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  3. PGA Champions Tour Bass Pro Legends at Big Cedar LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Examiner.com

    ... Golf Course (formerly known as Branson Creek), designed by Tom Fazio. Players expected to participate include, Gary Player, Hale Irwin, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Watson. Teams will represent both the Champions Division and the Legends Division. The ...

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  4. 10 years is a long time in professional golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... a 10-year period of time. Sam Snead won seven majors in 10 seasons, World War II making his run last 13 years. Gary Player captured nine majors during the course of 20 seasons, proving fitness is important in golf, too. Every other great of the ...

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  5. The Masters Tournament: A Nostalgic Look BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Pro Golf Now

    ... "Big Three" in golf. From 1960 through 1965 nobody won the Masters except Arnold Palmer , Jack Nicklaus , and Gary Player . In the 1960's and 70's the three of them combined to win it eleven times. Here's a link to a wonderful video on the Masters ...

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  6. Hazards at Rio Olympic course: legal, political, ecologicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Herald

    The golf course for the 2016 Olympics has been embroiled in legal wrangling since the day three years ago when American golf architect Gil Hanse won the design contest over other bidders including Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. Local prosecutors have sued wealthy developer Pasquale Mauro about ownership rights of the golf course property - some of the most expensive in Rio de Janeiro - and then for infringing environmental rules to carve the course out of a nature reserve.

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  7. Tiger Woods donates to UMES scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... $100,000 Los Angeles Open golf tournament on Jan. 13, 1969. Sifford went on to win the tournament. (AP) Golfers Gary Player, left, and Charlie Sifford share a light moment prior to a practice round at Congressional County Club, site of the 1976 PGA ...

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  8. Peter Thomson's 1985 Senior Tour season remains remarkableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Golf World

    If the late Billy Casper is considered an adjunct member of The Big Three, the three-time major champion had an international counterpart in Peter Thomson. While the less flashy Casper could never seem to escape the wake created by the Arnold Palmer-Gary Player-Jack Nicklaus juggernaut, Thomson's problem with breaking in was a matter of geography.

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  9. Watch: Inside Rory McIlroy's intense fitness programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Independent.ie

    Rory McIlroy has lifted the lid on the intensive fitness programme which provides the physical power behind his bid for Career Grand Slam glory at The Masters in a fortnight's time. Golf's World No 1 is a hot favourite to join legends Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen in history at Augusta by completing the set of all four Major titles.

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  10. Jack Nicklaus awarded Congressional Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PennLive.com

    Gary Player, left, and Lee Trevino bump fists while Jack Nicklaus looks on as they participate in the Greats of Golf Challenge during the second round of the Champions Tour's 3M Championship golf tournament at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minn., Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

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  11. Road Rage in the Scoring TentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Golf World

    ... as no surprise that Jack Nicklaus was a model citizen: always pleasant, never saccharine, no matter his score.) Gary Player was the most meticulous. He'd check his score twice, backward and forward, then hand the card to the scoring official, ...

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  12. Rory McIlroy heads for Masters bulked up in bid to become golf's greatest heavyweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    ... five goals: From a stunning solo strike against United to a deflected free-kick for Orlando City Gene Sarazen, Gary Player, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are the only men to achieve the feat post-war Rory McIlroy will set out on his quest ...

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  13. Rory McIlroy in prime shape in his bid to join golf's greats by winning the MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Daily Mail

    ... winning the only major that has eluded him. Victory would lift him into the company of Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods who all won the Masters, the US Open, The Open and the US PGA at least once in their careers. ...

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  14. Rory McIlroy seven shots adrift of leader Henrik Stenson at the Arnold Palmer InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Daily Mail

    ... winning the only Major that has eluded him. Victory would lift him into the company of Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods who all won the Masters, the US Open, The Open and the USPGA at least once in their careers. ...

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  15. Rory gets an audience with the KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | ESPN

    The past week has seen Rory McIlroy share a workout room with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, join Jack Nicklaus for an impromptu lunch and sit down for planned dinner with Arnold Palmer . If he would work in a round of golf with Michael Jordan, read Ben Hogan's "Five Lessons," and get some health tips from Gary Player , is there any doubt that McIlroy will be wearing a green jacket in a couple of weeks' time at Augusta National? Rory McIlroy's 6-under-par 66 on Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational was by far his best round on the PGA Tour in 2015 -- and the first time he broke 70 in eight rounds since the calendar flipped in January.

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  16. The Cliffs Golf Courses in Western South Carolina Make Top 100 ListRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | PRWeb

    ... in America, 2015. Golfweek's team of raters, many of whom played the course in the fall of 2014, placed the Gary Player Signature designed private course at No. 100 in the list the magazine released today. This is the first time any of The Cliffs' ...

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  17. Greg Norman Says Players Content with Top 20s over WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Sand Trap

    ... fact with obvious implications which you will steadfastly ignore. And he got a lot of attention for it, just as Gary Player did in an earlier era (oops, I think Gary would dispute Greg's claim that he was the first one to care about fitness). And ...

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  18. McIlroy feeling puny with company he keeps - in the gymRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Daily Herald

    ... best advice." The King isn't playing but he is determined to hit the ceremonial tee shot with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. BAY HILL GREENS: This isn't as bad as when Quail Hollow lost its greens two years ago, or the time East Lake's greens were ...

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  19. Lydia Ko looks to go one-better in major preparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... in Phoenix, a rivalry the 17-year-old is starting to see as "the big two", a play on the original "big three" of Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. "I think it gives me confidence coming into this week seeing that I played well before ...

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  20. Two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson claims McIlroy will face more pressure at Augusta NationalRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Newkerala.com

    ... then be amongst the only players to win consecutive green jackets. He could also join the likes of Sam Snead and Gary Player by becoming the sixth three-times Major winner. Nicklaus holds the record with six. Watson, who also won the tournament in ...

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