Who was the first lefty (left-handed) golfer to win a major?

Category: Champions of the Game
Bob Charles the first left-handed golfer to win a major tournament


He comes from the land of the Long White Cloud.


Bob Charles was the first left-handed golfer to win a Major tournament. He won the 1963 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes.

More about Bob Charles

Interestingly, other than playing golf, Bob is actually right-handed.

At the 1963 Open Championship Bob Charles defeated Phil Rodgers in a 36 hole playoff 140 to 148.

Bob holds a total of 80 professional wins.

How many Majors has Bob Charles won?

Name the four left-handed Major winners

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