WATCH: 86-Year-Old Gary Player Shows Off His Incredible Dance Moves

Published 07/22/2022, 1:55 PM EDT
THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS – MAY 04: Golfing legend Gary Player waves as he is introduced during the ‘3M Greats of Golf’ at the Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club on May 04, 2019 in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Gary Player is a former professional golfer hailing from South Africa. The man is considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. Player has had a wonderful career with nine major wins on the regular tour, along with nine major victories on the Champions Tour. The 86-year-old also gave his views on the LIV Tour and the PGA Tour. The former golf star has now retired from the sport.

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But as they say, “Once an athlete, always an athlete.” Similarly, Player’s lively spirit has not grown with his age. He recently posted a video of himself on his Instagram profile that gave everyone a big smile on their faces. Keep reading to find out what he did in the video.

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Gary Player shocks the internet with his new Instagram video.

Everyone got off their seats and grooved when the 86-year-old Gary Player posted a video of himself dancing along to some live music. “Friday mood from Sun City. Heard you all like to see the moves! Enjoy the weekend and remember to have fun,” the caption of the video said.

 

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Player was seen enjoying his time dancing and grooving to some beats along with dancers on both his sides.

The elderly man didn’t seem to get tired or stop for a second. His fans are loving the video and are sharing it on their social media platforms, showing off their favorite athlete’s dance moves.

Golf – The Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 7, 2022 South Africa’s Gary Player tees off on the 1st during the ceremonial start on the first day of play REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Even Player’s daughter, Amanda, commented on the video, saying “Whoo hoo! You got the moves dad!!”. Fans are giving all kinds of happy reactions to the video. Some fans even commented, “Let’s go Gary. How low can you go. Good stuff champ!!” and “Damn Gary! Save some moves for the rest of us!”

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Player speaks up about LIV Golf.

The golf legend was in an interview with Sky Sports where he shared how he hoped the PGA and LIV could settle their differences. He said that he doesn’t blame the players for joining the LIV Tour as “they are wisely taking the money”. However, he didn’t back off while showing support for the PGA Tour, saying“There’s not a lot of them who can win on their regular tour anymore… but remember the PGA Tour is the strong tour.”

AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 07: Gary Player of South Africa hits a shot during the Par 3 Contest prior to the 2010 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2010 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Gary Player is one of the few players who has seen it all in this sport. So a lot of readers and listeners took his opinion seriously. He also said, “A lot of people are giving a lot of opinions, and know a hell of a lot about nothing!” A lot of people have all kinds of opinions about the situation with no insider knowledge, but Player is not one of them.

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Joydeep Singh

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Joydeep Singh is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Joydeep has a writing experience of 4+ years. His interest in golf developed after he tuned in to watch Tiger Woods play.

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