Golf

Player expects to out-drive Nicklaus - again!

2017-03-24 13:22

Cape Town - Gary Player’s love for fitness is well documented, with the legendary South African golfer often crediting it for his longevity in the game.

At 81, the nine-time major winner still exercises on a daily basis and he is looking forward to being at the year’s first major - the Masters - in two weeks’ time.

Player took a lot of joy in out-driving his great rival Jack Nicklaus, 77, last year when the two hit their ceremonial tee shots at Augusta National.

Now, nearly a year later, he's not done celebrating - or reminding Nicklaus of how it went down.

Player tweeted the following on Thursday, poking fun at his great rival in a friendly manner:

Before the 2014 Masters, Player also reminded fans why he got the better of 18-time major winner Nicklaus when he said he "did an extra 200 sit-ups to make sure I out-drive him."


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