Gary Player designs a golf course in Honduras

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  • Gary Player designs a golf course in Honduras

Gary player, a South African professional Hall of fame golfer visited his golf course in Honduras, los Micos Beach and Golf resort. He took a step few weeks back to renovate the course and he visited to view the construction progress. The redesigning of the course is expected in favor of the environment and this is the great course in South Africa which will be more entertaining after the renovation.

Gary Player Golf Course is the finest and famous golf course in South Africa Sun City, North West Province; there are 18-holes with a par of 72. This course is also famous for its design which includes multiple tees and it is only enjoyed by professional golfers of the world.

The surface of the course is fast for putting, changes in elevation and includes water hurdles as well. it is designed for professional golfers who can go through the course effectively. This course also includes bunkers which increase the interest and it seems to be as challenging hurdles for every golfer.

During Player’s visit to his course, he said "Maintaining the natural characteristics of the land and protecting the environment is not something we just talk about, it is a very important aspect of this and every course we design. As a golf course designer I have to think about the longevity of the course, not just how it will look and play when it opens. Golf courses, if designed and maintained properly, can bring real benefit to the surrounding land by creating a natural haven for local flora and fauna for generations to come”.

Gutierrez, the present GM of the course was so excited about the Player’s visit. He said this will be honor for him to receive the Hall of Fame golfer Garry Player. Gary Player, born November 1935, career includes 24 wins in PGA Tour Events, 19 with Champions Tour Events and nine major tournaments.

Gary Player successful career now static, he is not involved in tournaments and only played few tournaments this year. He played at Legends of Golf Demaret Division and finished on 4th position with a tie and his second presence was in The ACE Group Classic where he finished on 79th position.

His involvement in tournaments is very less now his most of the time is utilized in designing the courses and scheduling the tournaments on his course. Every professional top golfer wants to be a part of his golf course where he can prove his skills and can learn a lot from his course as well.

Player’s Design firm is situated in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. It was established in 1983 by Player’s son, Marc Player, when Gary Player’s enjoyed his professional winning career with PGA, Champions and Nationwide Tour events.

 

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