South African great Gary Player has hit a ceremonial tee shot at Augusta National to get play in the 85th edition of the Masters under way on Thursday, 8 April.
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Player, a three-time winner of the Masters, joined Jack Nicklaus and Lee Elder in hitting tee shots 15 minutes ahead of the first official tee time.
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Player, now 85, won the Masters in 1961, 1974 and 1978.
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