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Player is golf's resilient man in black

Updated: April 28, 2005, 4:13 PM ET
By Mike Sielski | Special to ESPN.com

"There's no one that's had a bigger love affair than Gary Player with the game of golf. People see that he's not a big man. There's truth in David and Goliath in that you got a golf club, you got a golf ball and if you're determined and work extremely hard, you can make it doing this," says Lee Trevino on ESPN Classc's SportsCentury series.

He was a peacock in black, standing out more for who he was than for what he looked like. Even apart from the nine major championships and more ...

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