Gary Player took to social media on Wednesday night with a heartbreaking message.

The longtime PGA Tour star revealed that it is been a year since he lost his longtime wife.

Player said he is saddened every day by the loss of his longtime wife.

"I can't fathom that it's been one year without the love of my life by my side.

I've been busy to distract myself, but I feel Vivienne's absence every day. Despite my family's pain,

, it brings me comfort." knowing he is at peace. We love and miss you Viv," he wrote.

The player is one of the most influential characters in the history of the game.

His wife of many years was an incredible woman. Our thoughts are with Gary and his family.