Who is Wayne Player ? Family, Parents, Bio & Career

Wayne Player Net Worth
Wayne Player Net Worth

Wayne Player is Former Professional Golfer and Businessman son of Gary Player.Wayne Player, the son of South African golfing legend Gary Player, has reportedly been banned from The Masters following a suspected publicity stunt during the competition’s opening ceremony last week.

Wayne Player Wiki Bio

Name Wayne Player
Birth ( Age )58 year
Birth PlaceSouth Africa
Nationalty South African
ProfessionFormer Professional Golfer and Businessman
Marital StatusNot Known
Wife / GirlfriendNA
ChildrenNot Yet
FatherGary Player
MotherVivienne Verwey
Net Worth$250 Million ( estimated )

Who is Wayne Player ?

Wayne Player is 58 years old. Meanwhile his father, Gary Player, is 85, .Gary and his wife Vivienne Verwey , married in 1957. Together they need six children, Wayne being the third oldest. Gary Player’s children are Jennifer, Marc, Michele, Theresa, Amanda and, of course, Wayne. During the first days of his golfing career, within the late 1950s and 1960s, Gary Player would travel from tournament to tournament together with his wife and 6 children accompanying him, along side a nanny and tutor.

Wayne Player
Wayne Player

Wayne Player Sports Career

Wayne Player, son of Masters legend Gary Player, has been “banned” from future Masters for employing a solemn ceremony as a chance to market golf balls, that consistent with Wayne’s brother Marc.

Last Thursday’s ceremonial tee shot centered on Lee Elder, the primary Black man to play within the Masters. However, while Elder was receiving the accolades of Augusta National and surrounding patrons, Wayne Player, serving as his father’s caddy, stood behind Elder clearly holding a sleeve of OnCore golf balls in such how on give the brand maximum visibility.

The move drew immediate heavy criticism on social media, with many established golf commentators expressing disbelief and disappointment that Wayne Player would use such a momentous occasion for product placement. the difficulty wasn’t the looks of the logos themselves  allmost every player at the Masters, including Elder himself, wears shirts and caps with logos  but the brazen and obvious nature of the move.Wayne Player, who owns a stake in OnCore, told Golf Digest there was “zero intent” to upstage Elder’s ceremony.

“The only thought from that time was that it might be cool for fans to understand what ball my dad was teeing off with,” Wayne Player said. “That’s where it ends. If I’ve hurt people’s feelings then I’m truly sorry and hope they’re going to forgive me.”

Partially fueling the outrage is Wayne Player’s past. In 2018, Wayne was arrested and charged with time deposit account fraud/bad check stemming from renting a house for clients during the 2018 Masters. In an interview with Golf Digest following the arrest, Wayne blamed the matter on a make sure wasn’t written properly. “I’m not trying to form excuses, but that is what happened, and it’s on me,” Wayne said.

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