Bob Charles was born on the 14th of March 1936 in Carterton, New Zealand.
Bob is regarded as one of the most successful left handed golfers of all time.
Although he plays golf left handed interestingly Bob is actually right handed.
Bob won the 1963 Open Championship in a 36 hole playoff against Phil Rodgers. Jack Nicklaus came third.
The winner's pay was 1,500 pounds.
He was the first lefty to win a major.
In total Bob Charles holds 80 professional titles including 1 Major and 5 other PGA tour victories.
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