Although he often jokes that he had to win tournaments just to break even, he is serious about the value of travel experiences and the impact it had on his children’s lives.
With 163 international tournament wins, Player is 63 wins ahead of the man whom many consider to be the greatest golfer of all times, Jack Nicklaus. However, Player is admired all over the world not only for his golfing accomplishment but also for his dedication to the principles of excellence and his incredible wisdom.
Take advice from this legend...he is after all the most-traveled athlete in world history, having spent an estimated four years of his life in flight, with over 14 million air miles under his belt!
In an interview at the 2004 US Senior Open Gary Player said: " I love people, and I love travel. I find it -…well, it's without a question the best education that one can obtain, better than any college degree or university.”
MORE REASONS TO TOUR:
- Our educational tours allow for adventures that bring the textbook to life, enabling learners to experience the lessons taught in the classroom, first hand, and motivating them to want to learn more!
- Our sports tours are the perfect opportunity for participants to further their skills, develop as a team and interact with students from a foreign country.
Learners are able to see sites and landmarks for themselves as opposed to pictures in books, magazines, and web sites.
- Learners get an opportunity to travel with their friends allowing them to benefit from one another questions and interests that may have otherwise never been considered.
- Learners’ social development and maturity is enhanced from the travel aspect alone; encouraging independence, responsibility, and accountability.
- Learners and staff will most definitely have an unbelievable time!
"We thrive and are encouraged to continue in our mission from hearing the stories from learners whose lives have been changed by attending one of our tours”