Amanda Player Hall
Amanda-Leigh Player Hall is the daughter of golf legend Gary Player and his wife Vivienne. She is president and executive director of the Gary and Vivienne Player Foundation, which helps children in both their native South Africa and in the United States.
She holds a BAS degree from the University of Cape Town and a MA degree in science from Brigham Young University. She has worked in the architecture field and as a freelance artist. She was an art director with the Gary Player Foundation for several years. She has worked with several nonprofits.
Amanda is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized in 1991. She served a full-time Spanish-speaking mission in New Jersey. Her mother was baptized in 1994.
- The Church News, "The lesser-known connection between golfing legend Gary Player and the Church"
- The Gary and Vivienne Player Foundation
- Deseret News, “LDS Come from Far and Wide to Attend Conference”
- LDS Living, “Sports legend Gary Player golfs with Elder Uchtdorf, praises the Church” including link to interview on podcast