Golf: Charles beats his age by ten shots

seniors tour: At the age of 76, Sir Bob Charles added another extraordinary chapter to his career at the European Senior Tour’s Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open by beating his age by ten strokes to move into a share of third place on four under par.

The New Zealander’s first round 66 – which smashed his own previous Senior Tour record of five strokes less than his age – saw him join a six-way tie for third place, two strokes behind leader David J Russell.

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