I almost called this the 3rd great American Triumvirate, but that wouldn’t be correct as of course Gary Player is South African and was probably the first foreign player to be as well- known as his American counterparts. This is the era (1958-1986) of my own youth, and I remember clearly rooting for Palmer while […]
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He is the most underrated player of the 20th Century. A winner of over 120 tournaments worldwide and 9 major championships Player is not often mentioned in the same breath as Hogan, Snead, Jones, Nicklaus, Nelson and Palmer, although he certainly should be. Join the forum discussion on this post
The swings of the great players have something in common that I call “compression” during the swing. Here I look at Sergio Garcia and Gary Player side by side to reveal some striking similarities.