Sir Bob Charles

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By NEVILLE IDOUR Sir Michael Hill’s ‘‘over the moon’’ his par 3 Farm course at Arrowtown’s The Hills has been named one of the top 25 of its kind in the world by America’s Golf Magazine. Designed by Darius Oliver, the...
By NEVILLE IDOUR New Zealand golfing legend Sir Bob Charles wants to see the NZ Women's Open on Wakatipu's greens. Charles tells Mountain Scene while the annual men's NZ Open's been extraordinarily successful, "I think we are not doing enough for...
By PHILIP CHANDLER The driving force behind Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort was recognised during the recent New Zealand Open prizegiving at the golf course's 18th hole. The winning amateur in the pro-am was presented with a replica of a trophy created to...
Playing amongst past NZ Open champions in tomorrow’s curtain-raiser for the 100th Open will be a golfing legend who amazingly first played in the event 66 years ago. As a 17-year-old, Sir Bob Charles — who at the 1963 British...
Two water-surrounded golf holes at Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort are expected to add drama to the finishing stage of this year's New Zealand Open. In a new deal, Millbrook will stage the final two days of the Open instead of co-host...
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