New Zealand defeated Australia 2 1/2 to 1 1/2 to win the annual Nagle v Charles Legends Challenge at the Clearwater Golf Club in Christchrch today. The eight players per side played fourball best ball matches with Martin Pettigrew and Peter Smith winning the first match 1up against John Onions and John Martin. Peter Hayes and Craig Mitchell also finished 1up against Brad Burns and Bryan Wearne. The third match also went to the 18th hole with Paul Powell and Chris Hollingsworth finishing all square against David Fearns and Glenn Joyner. The final group provided a consolation win 2up for the Australian team of Ben Jackson and Richard Backwell over Peter Giles and James Kupa. The NZ and Australian PGA would like to thank Andrew Bell, Matt, Amanda and the team at Clearwater for their hospitality and hosting the event, the players very much appreciated playing your course