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Honorary starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus confer after Players shot during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [MICHAEL HOLAHAN/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary starter Gary Player hits the first shot during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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The names of Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus in a sign before the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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The names of Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are placed in a sign before the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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The names of Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are placed in a sign before the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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The names of Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are placed in a sign before the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus pose for photos with Augusta National Masters chairman Fred Ridley after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus pose for photos after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus pose for photos after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus embrace after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus embrace after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus embrace after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus embrace after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus embrace after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus embrace after opening the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus confer after Player's opening drive to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus tip their hats before making the Honorary Start before the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus confer after Player's opening drive to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starter Gary Player watches his drive to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starter Gary Player watches his drive to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starter Gary Player tees off to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starter Gary Player tees off to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary Starter Gary Player tees off to start the Thursday round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus enter the first tee box before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus laugh together after hitting their ceremonial shots to open the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley introduces Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus as honorary starters before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus enter the first tee box before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary starter Gary Player hits the first shot during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Honorary starter Gary Player watches his tee shot during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are introduced before hitting honorary first tee shots before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are introduced before hitting honorary first tee shots before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are introduced before hitting honorary first tee shots before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player smile before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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during the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player smile before hitting honorary first tee shots before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player smile before hitting honorary first tee shots before the first round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus hug during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player greets patrons along the rope during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [TODD BENNETT/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Tom Watson and Gary Player hug following the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDY NELSON/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player signs autographs during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDY NELSON/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Tom Watson fist bumps Gary Player during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDY NELSON/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Tom Watson and Gary Player walk off #7 green during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDY NELSON/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player reacts after sinking a putt during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDY NELSON/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player and Tom Watson walk towards the #8 green during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player and Tom Watson watch Player's drive on #8 during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson GT Nicklaus makes a hole-in-one on No. 9 as Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Watson, and Player's grandson Jordan Player react during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson GT Nicklaus makes a hole-in-one on No. 9 as Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Watson, and Player's grandson Jordan Player react during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson play together during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson walk together during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player tees off from #7 during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson GT Nicklaus celebrates after making a hole-in-one on No. 9, with Player's grandson Jordan Player, Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tom Watson during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Gary Player tees off from #7 during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson GT Nicklaus reacts after making a hole-in-one on No.9, jumping into the arms of Player's grandson Jordan Player, as Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tom Watson react during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson GT Nicklaus reacts after making a hole-in-one on No. 9, jumping into the arms of Player's grandson Jordan Player, as Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tom Watson react during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson GT Nicklaus reacts after making a hole-in-one on No. 9, jumping into the arms of Player's grandson Jordan Player, as Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tom Watson react during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Masters Champion Gary Player hoists Girls 10-11 champion Vanessa Borovilos after presenting her with the first place trophy for chipping following the finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championships at Augusta National Golf Club, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [TODD BENNETT/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Masters Champions Sergio Garcia, left, Trevor Immelman and Gary Player joke under the big oak during the finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championships at Augusta National Golf Club, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [TODD BENNETT/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Masters Champion Gary Player waits under the big oak for the awards ceremony during the finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championships at Augusta National Golf Club, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia. [TODD BENNETT/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]
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Signage announcing Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus for the honorary start of first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Signage announcing Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus for the honorary start of first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player at the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player at the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player, chairman Billy Payne and Jack Nicklaus at the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player at the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pause as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player wipe tears from their eyes as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot for the ceremonial start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Billy Payne, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club watches as Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player embrace after hitting ceremonial first tee shots before the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Gary Player hits an honorary first tee shot for the ceremonial start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Gary Player approaches the first tee for the honorary start as he is introduced by Billy Payne, rear, during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Billy Payne looks on as Gary Player lines up on the #1 tee for the honorary start during the Thursday practice round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves at the first tee for the honorary start as he is introduced by Billy Payne, rear, during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player watches his tee shot off #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player watches his tee shot off #1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left and Jack Nicklaus wave following the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, and Gary Player embrace as Billy Payne approaches following their honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, Billy Payne, middle, and Jack Nicklaus share a moment following the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, Jack Nicklaus, middle, and Billy Payne share a moment following the honorary start during the Thursday practice round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Kathleen Gawthrop Palmer, Arnold Palmer's widow, Gary Player, Billy Payne, and Jack Nicklaus gather following the honorary start during the Thursday practice round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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The names of Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are added to player board prior to the first round at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left Billy Payne, middle, and Jack Nicklaus pose for a photo following the honorary start during the Thursday practice round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus stand next to a chair with Arnold Palmer's green jacket for the honorary start of the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off for the honorary start before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus look on as Billy Payne stands next to a chair with Arnold Palmer's green jacket for the honorary start of the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus look on as Billy Payne stands next to a chair with Arnold Palmer's green jacket for the honorary start of the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF)
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Gary Player tees off for the honorary start before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off for the honorary start before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Kit Palmer looks on as Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Billy Payne pose for pictures before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player stand together after the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player stand together after the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player stand together after the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, applauds as Gary Player steps up to hit a the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip) (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose during the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose during the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player hits at the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Arnold Palmer, right, talks to Gary Player before the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus at the press conference after the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Player signs for Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are shown on the No. 1 tee box during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Chairman Billy Payne, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off for the honorary start on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player prepares to tee off for the honorary start on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player watches his shot on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, Billy Payne, chairman, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer and Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player during the honorary start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, right, hugs Gary Player before the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Player signs for Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are shown on the No. 1 tee box during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves before teeing off on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player shakes hands with Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, left, and Gary Player walk on the tee after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tips his cap after teeing off on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, left, and Jack Nicklaus shake hands on No.1 tee before the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player walk on the tee after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player walk on the tee after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Player signs for Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are shown on the No. 1 tee box during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus tees off on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, left, and Jack Nicklaus walk on No.1 tee before the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves before teeing off on No. 1 for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks with Gary Player during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks with Tom Watson, left, and Gary Player during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player tips his cap after putting out on the ninth hole during the Par-3 Competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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Jack Nicklaus shakes hands with Gary Player, right, during the Par-3 Competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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From left, Tom Watson walks with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player during the Par-3 Competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoChris Carlson)
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From left, Gary Player, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus walk off the eighth hole during the Par-3 Competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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Gary Player walks to the second green during the Par-3 Competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoChris Carlson)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, and Gary Player shake hands after finishing on No. 9 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson walk off the #9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson walk off the #9 green during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKERSTAFF)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson walk off the #9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson walk to No. 6 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 6 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson walk to No. 6 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player putts on No. 6 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player shakes hands with the crowd as he makes his way to the #9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player shakes hands with the crowd as he makes his way to the #9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player shakes hands with the crowd as he makes his way to the #9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 3 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 3 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player walks on No. 2 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson walk down No. 1 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 2 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player arrives for the Champions Dinner during the second practice round at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player, center, arrives at the Clubhouse for the Champions Dinner during the second practice round at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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The Big 3, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player tee off as the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus join Gary Player to tee off as the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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The Big 3, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player tee off as the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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The Big 3, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player tee off as the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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The Big 3, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus tee off as the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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The Big 3, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus tee off as the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Arnold Palmer watch Jack Nicklaus tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Arnold Palmer watch Jack Nicklaus tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player and Arnold Palmer watch Jack Nicklaus tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player gets a fist bump from Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne after his tee shot on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player speaks during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player looks on during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player looks on during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer watch Gary Player tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer watch Gary Player tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer watch Gary Player tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer watch Gary Player tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer makes his way to the No. 1 tee for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus wait to tee off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer wait to tee off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne introduces the honorary starters during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player makes his way to the No. 1 tee box for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player makes his way to the No. 1 tee box for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak during a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, honorary starters Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player gather after teeing off to begin the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player waves to the crowd after teeing off to begin the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Billy Payne and other members applaud after honorary starter Gary Player teed off to begin the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player tees off to begin the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, chairman Billy Payne and Gary Player pose for photos after the honorary start on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player smiles after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player smiles after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player smiles after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starters Gary Player, left, and Arnold Palmer shake hands on the No. 1 tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player waves before teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starters Gary Player, left, and Jack Nicklaus arrive on the No. 1 tee the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Honorary starters Arnold Palmer (from left), Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for photos before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer (from left), Jack Nicklaus, Billy Payne, Chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club and Gary Player pose together after the honorary tee shots before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus watch as Gary Player kicks the air during the honorary tee off before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose together after the honorary tee shots before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose together after the honorary tee shots before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Gary Player hits on the first tee for the honorary tee shot before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Arnold Palmer (right) stands next to Gary Player for the honorary tee off before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Gary Player walks along No. 2 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves after making a putt on No. 2 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Ben Crenshaw, right, putts on No. 2 as Jack Nicklaus, left, and Gary Player look on during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hug on the No. 9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Ben Crenshaw gets a hug from Gary Player on No. 9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Ben Crenshaw gets a hug from Gary Player on No. 9 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Ben Crenshaw finish on No. 9 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, right, reacts to a putt on No. 8 as Carl Jackson looks on during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Ben Crenshaw, right, reacts to a putt on No. 8 as Gary Player looks on during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player reacts to a putt on No. 8 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player reacts to his putt on No. 7 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player acknowledge the gallery as they walk down the No. 7 fairway during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Rory McIlroy, left, speaks with Gary Player during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Mark O'Meara, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Gary Player talk during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player walks on the putting green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Miguel Angel Jimenez, left, and Gary Player talk during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, points on No. 7 green with Gary Player during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player walks on No. 6 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (CHRIS THELEN/STAFF)
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Gary Player warms up on the putting green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 5 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves after putting on No. 5 green during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 5 during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player (left) hugs Arnold Palmer during the Par-3 Contest on the Par-3 course at Augusta National on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
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Masters champions Gary Player and Trevor Immelman present a trophy to the Boys 12-13 overall winner George Duangmanee during the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club, Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Masters champion Gary Player presents trophies to the Boys 12-13 winners during the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club, Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (SARA CORCE/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer (from lleft), Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for photos after hitting their ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player hits his ceremonial drive on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Arnold Palmer (from left), Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club Billy Payne pose for photos after hitting their ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Justice Taylor takes down the names of the Big Three following the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture with Billy Payne after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture with Billy Payne after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture with Billy Payne after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for a picture after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer and Gary Player applaud Jack Nicklaus after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer and Gary Player applaud Jack Nicklaus after the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus gives Gary Player a fist bump after his tee shot during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer gives Gary Player a fist bump after his tee shot during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Billy Payne welcomes Gary Player for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player gets ready to tee off for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are welcomed as they make their way to the No. 1 tee for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are welcomed as they make their way to the No. 1 tee for the honorary start during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Justice Taylor adds the names of the Big Three to the teebox during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Justice Taylor adds the names of the Big Three to the teebox during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer speak attend a press conference during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Gary Player acknowledges the gallery after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Gary Player kicks his leg after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Gary Player watches his tee shot on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Justice Taylor places the Big Three, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus, nameplates on the No. 1 tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Justice Taylor places the Big Three, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus, nameplates on the No. 1 tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Justice Taylor places the Big Three, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus, nameplates on the No. 1 tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Honoray starters Jack Nicklaus (from left), Gary Player and Arnold Palmer stand together before hitting ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Arnold Palmer (center) watches as Jack Nicklaus (left) and Gary Player fist bump after Palmer hit his ceremonial drive on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Honorary starters Jack Nicklaus (from left), Gary Player and Arnold Palmer stand together before hitting ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player kicks his leg up after hitting his ceremonial drive on the first tee during the first round of the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Honorary starters Jack Nicklaus (from left), Gary Player and Arnold Palmer wait to tee off during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Honorary starters Jack Nicklaus (from left), Gary Player and Arnold Palmer wait to tee off during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Honorary starter Gary Player hits his tee shot off the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Honorary starter Gary Player watches his drive off first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Gary Player (second left) and Arnold Palmer (third from left) pose for photographs after hitting their ceremonial drive off the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Gary Player (center) and Jack Nicklaus (right) pose for photographs after teeing off from the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player shake hands after hitting ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Ga, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player kicks up his leg after hitting a ceremonial drive on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Ga, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player hits a ceremonial drive on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Ga, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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From left, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus pose together after hitting ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Ga, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player hits a ceremonial drive on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Ga, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player (from left), Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus shake hands after hitting ceremonial drives on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Ga, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player hits from the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Gary Player celebrates his putt on No. 9 during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 9 during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player greets fans as he walks up the No. 1 fairway during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer watch as Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player watches as Jack Nicklaus tees off on No. 1 during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.(ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Gary Player and Arnold Palmer watch as Jack Nicklaus tees off on No. 1 during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Three-time Masters champion (1961, 1974, 1978) Gary Player kicks the air after a birdie putt on the ninth hole during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice shakes hands with Gary Player during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gets a kiss from Gary Player during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player, right, greets Hunter Mahan's daughter Zoe, 8 months, behind the No. 1 tee during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, and Arnold Palmer wait to tee off on the first hole during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player, right, signs the back of Casey Nicklaus's caddie uniform as her grandfather Jack Nicklaus looks on during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player, left, watches as Jack Nicklaus reacts to his tee shot on the first hole during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Masters champions Gary Player (from left) and Jack Nicklaus watch as Arnold Palmer tees off on the first hole during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. They have won a combined 13 Masters Tournaments. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Gary Player touches hands with spectators on the first fairway during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Gary Player, right, greets Hunter Mahan's daughter Zoe, 8 months, behind the No. 1 tee during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, and Jack Nicklaus meet at the No. 11 green for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer talk as they walk across the 12th green for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer talk as they walk across the 12th green for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk over the Hogan Bridge for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk over the Hogan Bridge for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk over the Hogan Bridge for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk over the Hogan Bridge for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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(from left-right) Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk across the number twelve green for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk over the Hogan Bridge for a photoshoot after practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. Andrew Davis Tuckerstaff
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(from left) Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk across the Hogan Bridge for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk across the Hogan Bridge for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk across the Hogan Bridge for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk across the Hogan Bridge for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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(from left-right) Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather for a photo shoot at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, right, speaks with guests in front of the Clubhouse during practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Gary Player points as he speaks with guests in front of the Clubhouse during practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Gary Player speaks with guests in front of the Clubhouse during practice for the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (Jon-Michael Sullivan/Staff)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament, Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player picks up Arnold Palmer's tee after he teed off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament, Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player picks up Arnold Palmer's tee after he teed off on #1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament, Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament, Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JEFF JANOWSKI/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer (from left), Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for photographs after teeing off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for photographs after teeing off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for photographs after teeing off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, center, arrives on the No. 1 tee before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, center, shakes hands with chairman Billy Payne before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose for pictures after teeing off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player picks up Arnold Palmer's tee after he teed off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player picks up Arnold Palmer's tee after he teed off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player prepares to tee off on No. 1 during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Honorary starter Gary Player hits a ball on the first tee before the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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From left, honorary starters Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus chat after hitting on the first tee during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player tees off during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JEFF JANOWSKI/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus (from left), Gary Player and Arnold Palmer arrive on the first tee before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF)
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Gary Player acknowledges the gallery before teeing off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF)
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Gary Player (from left), Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer arrive on the first tee before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 1 before the first round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF)
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The Big Three (from left), Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, walk along the No. 2 fairway during the Par-3 Contest at Augusta National on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Augusta, Ga. (SARA CALDWELL/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player (far left) watch as Arnold Palmer tees off on No. 6 during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Jack Nicklaus (left) and Gary Player walk down the No. 5 fairway during the Par-3 Contest of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player putts on the eighth green while his grandson Sebastien during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters Tournament Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player reacts to his shot on the sixth hole during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters Tournament Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player, right, speaks with Jack Nicklaus on the ninth green during the Par-3 Contest before the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF)
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Gary Player chips onto the No. 7 green during the Par-3 Contest of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 9 during the Par-3 Contest before the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF)
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Gary Player reacts to a putt on No. 7 during the Par-3 Contest of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on the third hole during during the Par-3 Contest before the 77th Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player, right, watches Jack Nicklaus' tee from the first hole during the Par-3 Contest before the 77th Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player walk together during the Par-3 Contest before the 77th Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Branden Grace, left and Gary Player on the No. 2 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left and George Coetzee on the No. 2 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, watches George Coetzee putt on No. 2 during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Branden Grace, left and Gary Player on the 2 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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George Coetzee, left, and Gary Player walk off the 6 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player acknowledges the gallery on No. 6 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player walks on No. 6 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player walks on No. 6 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player lines up a putt on No. 6 during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player gets balls from his caddie on the No. 6 green during the second practice round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player hits an approach shot to the second green during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tees off on No. 3 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, and George Coetzee talk on the second green during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to fans after teeing off on No. 1 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to fans after teeing off on No. 1 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to fans after teeing off on No. 1 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to fans after teeing off on No. 1 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to fans after teeing off on No. 1 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to fans after teeing off on No. 1 during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player putts on the second green during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left, speaks with George Coetzee on the seventh tee during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Branden Grace, left, and Gary Player walk to the No. 3 tee during the second practice round for the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player with his dad at the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga., March 18, 1962.
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Gary Player and Arnold Palmer at the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA. April 1961
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Gary Player (left), Ed Furgol and George Bayer at the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. April 1961
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Honorary starters, from left, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus wait to tee off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Honorary starters, from left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player prepare to tee off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Honorary starters from left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Honorary player Gary Player before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Honorary starter Jack Nicklaus, left, applauds Gary Player before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Honorary starter Gary Player before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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From left, honorary starters Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus pose before teeing off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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From left, honorary starters Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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The Big Three during Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Billy Payne and the Big Three during Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus during Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Honorary starter Gary Player watches his tee shot on No. 1during Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Honorary starter Gary Player tees off on No. 1 during Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer were this year's honorary starters for Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer were this year's honorary starters for Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer were this year's honorary starters for Thursday's first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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From left, honorary starters Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player prepare to tee off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player tips his cap to the gallery before teeing off on the first hole during Thursday's practice round for the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/Staff)
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Gary Player tees off on the first hole during Thursday's practice round for the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)
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Gary Player waves to the gallery before teeing off on the first hole during Thursday's practice round for the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/Staff)
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From left, honorary starters Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus pose before teeing off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Honorary starter Gary Player tees off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player hits an honorary tee shot on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player, left, shakes hands with Arnold Palmer as National Golf Course chairman Billy Payne, right, introduces them before hitting their honorary tee shots on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, shakes hands with Gary Player before hitting their honorary tee shost on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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From left, honorary players Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus wait to tee off on the first hole before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player, left, watches as Arnold Palmer is greeted by spectators before their honorary tee shot before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player, second from right, during Wednesday's Par-3 Contest of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player, second from left, signs autographs during Wednesday's Par-3 Contest of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player gets help from his grandsons Dallen Hall, 12, right, and Alex Hall, 4, during the Par-3 Contest of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Gary Player walks down the 2 fairway with his grandson Alex Hall, 4, during the Par-3 Contest of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Sara Caldwell/Staff)
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Gary Player reacts after his birdie on the first hole during the Par-3 competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Jack Nicklaus, from left, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player walk down the 2 fairway during the Par-3 Contest of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/Staff)
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Gary Player putts on 2 during the Par-3 Contest of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/Staff)
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Jack Nicklaus, left and Gary Player listen to Arnold Palmer, center, during the Par-3 competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player, right, and Jack Nicklaus watch as Arnold Palmer celebrates a putt on the second hole during the Par-3 competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player walk down the second hole during the Par-3 competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player speaks at a press conference during Tuesday's practice round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 3, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Jackie Ricciardi/Staff)
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Gary Player speaks at a press conference during Tuesday's practice round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 3, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Jackie Ricciardi/Staff)
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Gary Player speaks at a press conference during Tuesday's practice round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 3, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (Jackie Ricciardi/Staff)
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Gary Player of South Africa waves to the gallery after his second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player of South Africa waves to the patrons as he walks to the 16th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player of South Africa tees off on the 18th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player of South Africa tips his cap as he walks up to the 18th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player of South Africa is applauded as he walks to the 15th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player of South Africa waves to the gallery on the 13th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player of South Africa tips his cap on the 18th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player of South Africa tips his cap to the gallery as he walks up the 18th fairway during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player, left, of South Africa putts on the 18th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Defending Masters' champion Trevor Immelman, right, of South Africa hugs Gary Player of South Africa at the end of Player's the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player of South Africa hits his third shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa waves to the gallery walking up the 14th fairway during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa tips his cap to the gallery as he walks off the 13th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa reacts to his putt on the seventh green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player of South Africa chips onto the first green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player (left) and Fuzzy Zoeller (right). (Photo by Lee Downing)
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Gary Player with his caddy. (Photo by Lee Downing)
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Gary Player with his caddy. (Photo by Lee Downing)
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Gary Player (left) with caddies and unidentified golfer at Masters. (Photo by File)
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1961 Masters winner Gary Player (Photo by File)
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Gary Player reacts with a cheer as he drops a birdie putt on the sixth green in third round of the Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., on April 8, 1961. (AP Photo)
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Gary Player chips up to the second green during the fourth round of the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga., April 9, 1961. He went into the final round with a four-stroke lead over Arnold Palmer. (AP Photo/Perry Aycock)
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Gary Player chips on hole 3 in final round at the Masters Golf Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., on April 10, 1961. (AP Photo/Aycock)
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Gary Player of South Africa checks his sleeve length of the Masters Tournament green jacket after he won the Masters at Augusta, Ga., April 14, 1974. Tommy Aaron, 1973's Masters champion, helps Player on with the coat as Clifford Roberts, left, chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, watches. (AP Photo)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Downing Gray, Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts at 1965 Masters (File)
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Tiger Woods, left, and Gary Player follow their shots on the practice chipping green during the practice round of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Tuesday April 7, 2009. (KENDRICK BRINSON/SPECIAL)
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Masters champion Gary Player checks out his back swing while working on the driving range Tuesday. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Masters champions Gary Player, left, and Arnold Palmer check out the food on at the Champions Dinner Tuesday night. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Gary Player waves to the crowd after putting on the third green Thursday. (Jennifer Bruno/Staff)
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Gary Player pumps his fist after sinking a par putt on the fourth hole Thursday as jack Nicklaus walks over for his putt. (Jennifer Bruno/Staff)
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From left to right: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pose together after finishing their round Thursday. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Gary Palyer watches his tee shot on #4. (Ron Cockerille/Staff)
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The crowd watches as Gary Player tees off on the 18th hole Friday. (Todd Bennett/Staff)
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Arnold Palmer (L) talks with Gary Player on the 3 green. (Ron Cockerille/Staff)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player shake hands after their round of golf at the Masters Friday. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Rebecca Wilson left, of Augusta talks on her cell phone as her friend and professional golfer Gary Player waits on her. They were at the Augusta National Sunday afternoon. April 1, 2001. Players were checking in for The Masters tournament which practice rounds start on Monday. (Annette M. Drowlette/Staff)
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Gary Player waves to a passing car near the clubhouse at Augusta National Golf Club late this afternoon. Player walked around greeting club members. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player talks to Tyson Alexander, 12, son of Buddy Alexander, coach of the University of Florida golf team. Player told Tyson he should stick with golf because he could play golf until he's 80 while Tyson's friends will only play baseball for a few years. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Sam Snead (left) and Gary Player meet on the driving range this morning. A short time later the weather warning horn sounded and they both left the area. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player (R) shakes hands with Paul Lawrie at the driving range. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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GARY PLAYER PUTTS WHILE PRACTICING ON THE MASTERS COURSE TODAY. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Jack Nicklaus puts his arm around Gary Player on the 9 green. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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GARY PLAYER CAME TO THE PAR 3 WITH 2 SHIRTS ON, BUT THE HEAT FORCED HIM TO STRIP THEM OFF AND PUT THIS DARK ONE BACK ON. HIS CADDIE DAVE KING AND AN UNKNOWN MAN LOOK ON. (Andrew Davis Tucker/Staff)
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Gary Player (behind) points out something to Jack Nicklaus on the 13 green. 4401 Jonathan Ernst Photo SPORTS
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Gary Player sizes up the green on #13. (Jonathan Ernst/Staff)
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Gary Player pumps his fist after a making a good hit on 12 during the second round of the 2001 Masters Tournament Friday April 6, 2001 at Augusta National Golf Course. (TODD BENNETT/STAFF)
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Gary Player eyes his ball on the 7 green after hitting from the sand. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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The Big Three: Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk down the second fairway during the second round of the 2001 Masters Tournament Friday April 6, 2001 at Augusta National Golf Course. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Chris Perry plays while wearing a hat with the big three's (nicklaus, player and palmer) signatures on the front during the 2001 Masters Tournament Saturday April 7, 2001 at Augusta National Golf Course. (JONATHAN ERNST/STAFF)
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Gary Player reacts to his putt on #9 Monday April 8, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Gary Player waves to the crowd after putting out for par on the 10th Thursday April 11, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (JONATHAN ERNST/STAFF)
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Gary Player hits out of the sand on 10 Thursday April 11, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (JONATHAN ERNST/STAFF)
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Gary Player follows his putt on 6 Thursday April 11, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (JONATHAN ERNST/STAFF)
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Charles Howell waits to tee off on the second hole with Gary Player Thursday April 11, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (Annette M. Drowlette/Staff)
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Gary Player hits out of the fairway on 13 Saturday April 13, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (JONATHAN ERNST/STAFF)
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Gary Player eyes his putt that lipped out on the second green Friday April 12, 2002 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Masters Champion Gary Player, left, talks with Charles Howell on the driving range Monday April 7, 2003 at Augusta National Golf Course. (Jonathan Ernst/Staff)
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Gary Player hits on the driving range Monday April 7, 2003 at the Augusta National Golf Course. Andrew Davis TuckerStaff ROLL 023
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Gary Player practices his drive on the range Wednesday April 7, 2004 at Augusta National Golf course in Augusta, GA. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Fred Funk get a hug from former Masters Champion Gary Player on the driving range Monday April 4, 2005 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. (Annette M. Drowlette/Staff)
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Gary Player, of South Africa, passes the empty leader board as he runs on the 12th fairway during practice at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 4, 2005. First round play of the 2005 Masters begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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Past Masters champion Gary Player, of South Africa, talks with fans on the 2nd hole at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 4, 2005. First round play of the 2005 Masters begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Past Masters champion Gary Player, of South Africa, reacts after making a long putt on the 2nd hole during practice at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 4, 2005. First round play of the 2005 Masters begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, and Gary Player, from South Africa, walk across the Hogan Bridge on their way to the 12th hole at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 6, 2005. First round play of the 2005 Masters begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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Jack Nicklaus, left, and Gary Player, of South Africa, walk to the 11th tee during practice at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 6, 2005. First round play of the 2005 Masters begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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Thomas Bjorn, left, from Denmark, and Gary Player, from South Africa, talk on the driving range during practice at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 6, 2005. First round play of the 2005 Masters begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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Gary Player (left) and Jerry Pate congratulate Ben Crenshaw (right) after he sank a hole-in-one on the Par 3 course No. 2 at the Augusta National Golf Course on Wednesday, April 6, 2005. (ANNETTE DROWLETTE/STAFF)
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Gary Player, of South Africa, hits his drive on the 3rd hole during first round play of the 2005 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 7, 2005. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player waits out the rain delay with his caddie Dave King during second round play of the 2005 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 8, 2005. (KEVIN MARTIN/STAFF)
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Gary Player waves to the gallery after putting out on 18 during second round play of the 2005 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club Saturday April 9, 2005. (Kevin Martin/Staff)
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Gary Player, from South Africa, warms up on the driving range in preparation for the start of the 2006 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Sunday, April 2, 2006. First round play begins on Thursday. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)
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Gary Player laughs with his playing partners after he finishes out his putt on the #18 green at the Augusta National Golf Club,Sunday, April 2, 2006. (photo by ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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From left to right: Ernie Els, Fuzzy Zoeller and Gary Player prepare to tee off on 3 during Tuesday's practice round of the 2006 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club Tuesday April 4, 2006. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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From left to right: Ernie Els, Fuzzy Zoeller and Gary Player prepare to tee off on 3 during Tuesday's practice round of the 2006 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club Tuesday April 4, 2006. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player smiles as he plays during Tuesday's practice round of the 2006 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club Tuesday April 4, 2006. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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The always expressive Gary Player,center,gestures as he walks with Retief Goosen down #2 fairway during Tuesday's practice round of the 2006 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club Tuesday April 4, 2006. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player and Ernie Els, both of South Africa, walk to the second hole during practice for the 2006 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday, April 4, 2006. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player, from South Africa, looks to the second green during practice for the 2006 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday, April 4, 2006. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa looks down the first fairway as playing partners Rory Sabbatini, left, of South Africa shakes hands with amateur Dillon Dougherty during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 6, 2006. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player of South Africa looks down the first fairway as playing partners Rory Sabbatini, left, of South Africa shakes hands with amateur Dillon Dougherty during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 6, 2006. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player from South Africa reacts after making a birdie on the first hole during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 6, 2006. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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3 time Masters champion Gary Player makes a gesture with the bill of his cap as he talks with people on the driving range at the Augusta National Golf Club Sunday, April 1, 2007. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player of South Africa lines up a putt on the 7th green as he prepares for the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 2, 2007. First round play begins on Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player of South Africa chips to the 7th hole as he prepares for the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 2, 2007. First round play begins on Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player tees off from the 11th tee during Monday's practice round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 2, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Kendrick Brinson/Staff)
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Gary Player acknowledges the applause of the gallery as he leaves the ninth green during Monday's practice round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 2, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)
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Gary Player watches a shot from a bunker around the #9 hole during Monday's practice round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 2, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)
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Three-time Masters champion Gary Player, from South Africa, laughs on the second hole during practice. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Gary Player of South Africa hands a ball to his caddie during practice. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Gary Player shake hands at the conclusion of their participation in Wednesday's Par 3 tournament of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 4, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player, Arnold Palmer ,and Jack Nicklaus arrive at #8 with Billy Nicklaus caddying,during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 4, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)
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Gary Player, Arnold Palmer ,and Jack Nicklaus arrive at #8 with Billy Nicklaus caddying,during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 4, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)
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Arnold Palmer, front, and Gary Player, back, acknowledge the applause from the gallery as they leave the #7 tee box during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 4, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Augusta's Vaughn Taylor, right, and Gary Player walk down the 2 fairway during Thursday's first round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 5, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Annette M. Drowlette/Staff)
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Gary Player, from South Africa, looks down the third fairway after hitting his drive in the first round of the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 5, 2007. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player, of South Africa, hits to the second green in the first round of the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 5, 2007. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player uses his driver after getting a hazard ruling on #3 green during Thursday's first round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 5, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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Gary Player tosses his club to himself after hitting a poor drive off #4 tee during Thursday's first round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 5, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF)
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During Thursday's first round of the 2007 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course April 5, 2007 in Augusta, GA. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Gary Player, from South Africa, watches his shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 6, 2007. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player, from South Africa, watches his putt on the second hole during the second round of the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 6, 2007. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Gary Player speaks with the media following his practice round at Augusta National Golf Club,Sunday, April 6,2008. (RAINIER EHRHARDT/STAFF)
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South African Gary Player answers questions after arriving at the Augusta National National Golf Club for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Sunday, April 6, 2008. Player will break Arnold Palmer's record of 50 appearances when he plays at this year's Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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South African Gary Player smiles while answering questions after arriving at the Augusta National National Golf Club for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Sunday, April 6, 2008. Player will break Arnold Palmer's record of 50 appearances when he plays at this year's Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player of South Africa hits out of the trap on the 11th hole during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 7, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player reacts during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 7, 2008. Player will break Arnold Palmer's record of 50 appearances when he plays at this year's Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP PhotoElise Amendola)
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Gary Player of South Africa stretches before hitting a shot during a practice round for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 7, 2008. Player will break Arnold Palmer's record of 50 appearances when he plays at this year's Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Gary Player of South Africa swings during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 7, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Gary Player of South Africa warms-up on the practice range for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 7, 2008. Player will break Arnold Palmer's record of 50 appearances when he plays at this year's Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Gary Player, left, and Retief Goosen, both of South Africa, cross the Hogan Bridge on the 13th hole during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday, April 8, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player tees off on 8 during Tuesday's practice round of the 2008 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club April 8, 2008 in Augusta, GA. (RAINIER EHRHARDT/Staff)
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South African Gary Player hits from the first fairway during Tuesday's practice round of the 2008 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club April 8, 2008 in Augusta, GA. (RAINIER EHRHARDT/Staff)
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Gary Player of South Africa and Jack Nicklaus, right, talk before teeing off on the 12th hole during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa and Jack Nicklaus, right, walk to the 12th tee during a practice round for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa, left, and Jack Nicklaus, right, walk together to the 12th hole during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa hits out of a sand trap on the chipping green during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Player will be competing in his 51st Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player of South Africa reacts to cheers from the gallery after holing out of sand trap on the chipping green during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Player will be competing in his 51st Masters. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player, left, Jack Nicklaus, center, watch Arnold Palmer's tee shot on 7 during Wednesday's Par 3 Contest at the 2008 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club April 9, 2008 in Augusta, GA. (JACKIE RICCIARDI/Staff)
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Gary Player, left, of South Africa watches as Arnold Palmer lines up a putt on the eighth green during the par three tournament prior to the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Arnold Palmer, left, Gary Player of South Africa and Jack Nicklaus, rear, get ready to put on the eighth hole during the par three tournament prior to the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Gary Player, left, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer stand together during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Fred Couples, left, walks with Fuzzy Zoeller during the par three tournament prior to the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. The Masters tournament begins on Thursday, April 10. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Jack Nicklaus, from left, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer on the 6 green during Wednesday's Par-3 Contest at the 2008 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club April 9, 2008 in Augusta, GA. (CHRIS THELEN/Staff)
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Golf legends Gary Player,front,Arnold Palmer,right, and Jack Nicklaus ,top, sign autographs for fans after finishing Wednesday's Par 3 Contest at the 2008 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club April 9, 2008 in Augusta, GA. (RAINIER EHRHARDT/Staff)
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Gary Player hits from the fairway on number one during Thursday's first round of the 2008 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club April 10, 2008 in Augusta, Ga. (CHRIS THELENStaff)
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Gary Player flips his putter after making par. The shot wasn't enough -- he failed to make the cut after finishing the second round at 17-over for the tournament. (Photo by Kendrick Brinson/Staff)
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Gary Player of South Africa kisses the 18th green during the second round of the 2008 Masters. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Gary Player of South Africa kisses the 18th green during the second round of the 2008 Masters. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Gary Player of South Africa, lower left, waves to the gallery at the 16th green during the second round of the 2008 Masters. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Gary Player of South Africa smiles as he walks up the 16th fairway during the second round of the 2008 Masters. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Gary Player of South Africa waves on the 16th hole during the second round of the 2008 Masters. (Photo by Associated Press)
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Gary Player of South Africa hits up the fairway on the second hole during the second round of the 2008 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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1978 - Gary Player (Photo by File)
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Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus walk up the fairway of hole 7 during the Par 3 Contest of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 8, 2009. (JACKIE RICCIARDI/STAFF)
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Gary Player reacts to his hole-in-one on his third try on the 9th tee as Arnold Palmer watches during the Par 3 Contest of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 8, 2009. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus on 7 during the Par 3 Contest of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 8, 2009. (JACKIE RICCIARDI/STAFF)
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Gary Player of South Africa reacts on the ninth hole after sinking a shot from the tee on the ninth hole during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa and Jack Nicklaus, right, follow Arnold Palmer, left, during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player of South Africa reacts after sinking a shot from the ninth tee during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Former Masters' champions Jack Nicklaus, left and Arnold Palmer, right, watch as Gary Player of South Africa reacts after hitting a hole-in-one on the ninth hole of the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Former Masters' champions Gary Player of South Africa and Jack Nicklaus pose during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Gary Player of South Africa kicks his leg up on the ninth hole during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Former Masters' champions, from left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player of South Africa pose with Player's grandson, William, while playing the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Former Masters' champions, from left, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player of South Africa and Jack Nicklaus wait to tee off during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. Between Palmer and Player is Player's grandson, William. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Former Masters' champions, from left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player of South Africa sit together while playing the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Former Masters' champions, from left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player of South Africa walk together while playing the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player of South Africa walks with former Masters' champion Arnold Palmer during the Par 3 contest before the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player walk off the 8th green during the Par3 of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 7, 2010. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player. left, watches as Jack Nicklaus, right, and Arnold Palmer, center laugh after Nicklaus teed off on 9 during the Par3 of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 7, 2010. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer were paired up for the Par 3 tournament of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 7, 2010. (Cory Perrine/STAFF)
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Gary Player acknowledges the gallery after making a birdie 7 during the Par 3 tournament of the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club Wednesday April 7, 2010. Jack Nicklaus also birdied the hole. (Andrew Davis Tucker/STAFF)
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Gary Player, left and Jack Nicklaus sign autographs during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk together on the sixth fairway during the Par-3 Contest at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer pose for spectators during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Gary Player, left, congratulates Arnold Palmer after his birdie on the ninth hole during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player walk to the fourth fairway during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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From left, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus walk down the fourth fairway during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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From left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer walk to the fourth green during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Gary Player stretches before playing in the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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Gary Player, left, and Jack Nicklaus walk to the fourth green during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Fuzzy Zoeller puts on his green jacket after the 1979 Masters golf tournament. Arnold Palmer, right, and Gary Player look on approvingly. April 15, 1979.
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Gary Player puts the Green jacket on 1975 Masters winner Jack Nicklaus, April 13, 1975. (Photo by File)
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Gary Player, 1978 Masters Champion. (Photo by File)
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Gary Player, 1974 Masters Champion. (Photo by File)
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Gary Player, 1961 Masters Champion. (Photo by File)
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Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus walk to the 4th green during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player tees off first tee during Wednesday's Par-3 Contest at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player at the No. 3 green during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Corey Perrine/Staff)
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Gary Player tips his hat as he walks up to the No.3 green with his grandaughters Susanna Hall, 9, and Berlynn Hall, 16, during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Corey Perrine/Staff)
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer walk to the third green during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer walk to the third green during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer walk to the third green during Wednesday's Par 3 tournament at the Augusta National, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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From left, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player look at score cards on the ninth green during the Par 3 competition before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Arnold Palmer, center, looks on as Jack Nicklaus, left, shakes hands with Gary Player on the ninth green during the Par 3 competition before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Jack Nicklaus watches as Gary Player putts on the ninth green during the Par 3 competition before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Gary Player, left and Jack Nicklaus walk off the first green during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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From left Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk down the first fairway during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)
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From left Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer walk down the first fairway during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player, left, and Jack Nicklaus watch as Arnold Palmer tees off at the first hole during the Par-3 Contest before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Gary Player speaks in the interview room during Tuesday's practice round at the Augusta National, Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)
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Gary Player speaks in the interview room during Tuesday's practice round at the Augusta National, Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff)