Why is Gary Player called “The Black Knight”?

Gary Player is known as the "Black Knight" for his passion for wearing all black on the golf course.

More about Gary Player's nickname “The Black Knight”

Gary stated in an interview that his original influence was a TV series called "Palladin" where the hero wore all black.

He also mentioned that his father told him to have a trademark. His response was he would wear all black.

Gary Player posted on twitter: "Black is mysterious, sophisticated, strong and elegant. You can wear black at any age. You can wear black for any occasion. You can wear black at any time."

How many Majors has Gary Player won?

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