Our Patron - Sir Bob Charles

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One of New Zealand's greatest professional golfers and supporter of golf in New Zealand.

Won his first New Zealand Open title at the age of 18 as an amateur in 1954 and went on to claim the first major title held by a New Zealander, The Open Championship, in 1963. Sir Bob Charles is a three-time winner of the New Zealand PGA Championship, a top-30 all-time money earner on the PGA Tour, and has 80 worldwide wins, including those won on senior tours.