Jun 26th, 2016

Gary Player steps into the breach

He’s ready for Rio

Now that Brandon Grace has withdrawn from the Olympics, the South African ranks have been seriously depleted. First to go was Louis Oosthuizen, with Charl Schwartzel following hot on his heels.

Brandon Grace is following the Rory line, and citing health and family reasons for his withdrawal.

 “I’m getting married in November and hoping to start a family,” Grace said. “I must put my health first.”

With the top three South African golfers gone, Gary Player has stepped forward into the breach.

This is what he tweeted:

 Gary Player steps into the breach

Gary is still as fit as a butcher's dog, and his competitive spirit burns as bright as ever. It's good to know that at least one South African is chomping at the bit. 

Related:

Click here or on the image below to read more about an amazing golf course in Morocco designed by Gary Player

 Gary Player steps into the breach

 

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