Sunshine Tour

Player likes Sun City format

2013-11-16 21:44
Gary Player (Supplied)

Rustenburg - The new format of an expanded 30-man field at the 2013 Nedbank Challenge was a recipe for success, Gary Player said at Sun City on Saturday.

The event, which began in 1981, had a limited field and only recently saw world ranking points being introduced. In an attempt to lure big-name players, the tournament had an increased purse and would also be co-sanctioned with the European Tour for the first time this year.

To date, 16 players had been confirmed for the tournament which tees off on December 5: (RSA unless stated) Thaworn Wiratchant (Thailand), Branden Grace, Gary Woodland (US), Henrik Stenson (Sweden), Justin Rose (England), Kevin Streelman (US), Martin Kaymer (Germany), Peter Senior (Australia), Luke Donald (England), Sergio Garcia (Spain), Brendon de Jonge (Zimbabwe), DA Points (US), Richard Sterne, Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Ernie Els.

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