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Bernhard Langer takes Senior British Open

...senior major, beating Hale Irwin's 12-stroke win in the Senior PGA Championship in 1997, while he almost doubled Bob Charles' record of seven strokes in the British event, set at Turnberry back in 1989.Montgomerie shot 69. LPGA TOUR: In...
PGA Championship could use some separation

...winning the British Open until he stumbled down the stretch at Royal Lytham & St. Annes and finished one shot behind Bob Charles.Ten days later, he won his first PGA Championship."They used to have the British Open and the PGA back-to-back...
Watson, Nicklaus set for Senior British Open

...British Open. The tournament will be held July 24-27. Others who will compete include Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Bob Charles, Hale Irwin, Tony Jacklin, Andy North, Tom Kite, Craig Stadler and Fuzzy Zoeller.
Pavin, Langer share lead at Senior British Open

...Langer has 10 wins in three years on the Champions Tour, but is still looking for his first victory in a senior major.Bob Charles of New Zealand -- who in 1963 became the first left-hander to win the British Open -- bid farewell from the tournament...
Golf | Sports
Canadian wins in sudden-death playoff

...sudden-death playoff against Len Mattiace. Mr. Weir became the first left-hander to win a major championship since Bob Charles won the 1963 British Open. In a country that is better-known for producing hockey greats, Mr. Weir became the first...
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
All walks of golf part of the 2008 Hall class

...four majors in extra holes, received the minimum 65 percent of the vote. Three-time major champion Denny Shute and Bob Charles, the first left-handed player to win a major, got in through the Veteran's category. Carole Semple Thompson...
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Weir leads by 2 shots during second round

...second round on the back nine and played 12 holes in 4-under. He will resume play this morning on the fourth hole. Bob Charles, of New Zealand, a left-hander, won the 1963 British Open. Tiger Woods, trying to win an unprecedented third...
J.C. Snead wins Greater Baltimore Classic

...finished one shot back. A double bogey on 18 left Davis at 205, tied for fifth with Wayne Levi, Bruce Fleisher, Bob Charles and Jim Ahern. Snead set a senior tour record for the longest gap between victories - 6 years, 11 months and 7 days...
Tiger roars, but field won't fall

...player in the world. If Mickelson wins, he'll be only the second left-handed golfer to win a major championship. Bob Charles won the 1963 British Open. Thanks to a 4-under-par 68 on Saturday that followed rounds of 70-66, Woods is at...
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Calcavecchia shares Senior British lead

...which included a double bogey at No. 8 after finding the middle of the fairway off the tee.After Gary Player and Bob Charles, Watson is the other player to have done the British Open double."It's a bit early to talk about that," Calcavecchia...