Lefty Golfer Bob Charles

Famous Left-hander Birthday, March 14

NZ Golfer Sir Robert “Bob” Charles

Sir Robert James Charles, ONZ, KNZM, CBE, is born 14 on March 1936, in Carterton, New Zealand. He is a professional golfer whose achievements rank him among the most successful left-handed golfers of all time. He is the first lefty to win a golf major, then winning more than 70 titles, beating his age twice during a tournament as a 71 year-old.

It was at the 1963 Houston Classic that he became the first lefty to win on the PGA tour.



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