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By Staff Reporter Time of article published Jan 11, 2021

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CAPE TOWN - Donald Trump hogged the headlines over the last week after his supporters stormed the United States Capitol building.

The outgoing American president has come in for a lot of stick for his part in inciting the mob that caused chaos in Washington.

That criticism spilled over on to former South African golfer Gary Player, when he accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump. Many pundits and fans around the world felt that Player should have declined the award following the deadly insurrection.

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1. SA golf great Gary Player slammed after accepting Donald Trump award

Gary Player accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom from US President Donald Trump a day after a mob of Trump supporters invaded the US Capitol building.

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