Gary Player becomes Humana ambassador
South African golfing great Gary Player has become a spokesman for healthcare company Human Inc.
The three-year partnership will see the 77-year-old assist the company in promoting lifelong well-being and healthy living through proper diet and exercise.
The partnership will be highlighted at the upcoming Humana Challenge PGA Tour event in California on 14th to 20th January. Player will compete in the tournament which raised over US$2 million for charity in its inaugural year.
“I look forward to a lasting, long-term relationship with Humana and the Humana Challenge,” said Player, a nine-time Major winner.
“As a leader in the health care industry, Humana is doing a wonderful service to all those impacted by their care and health coverage. Over my 60-year golfing career, I placed great emphasis on fitness and a healthy diet and at this stage in my life, I really see the benefits of my lifelong commitment more than ever.”
Mike McCallister, Humana’s chairman and chief executive, added: “Gary Player is a testament to a lifetime dedicated to wellness and we’re excited to join forces under the common goal of improving people’s health. His personal and philanthropic commitment to overall health perfectly complements our dream of helping people achieve lifelong well-being.”