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Stuart Jones
Inducted in 1995
Stuart Jones is unquestionably one of the finest golfers produced by New Zealand, a name to stand alongside the greats of the game.
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  • Golf
He first played for New Zealand in 1953 and for two decades, he dominated the New Zealand amateur championship, winning it seven times, and added Canadian and Australian amateur titles as well.

Jones teamed up with Bob Charles, John Durry and Ted McDougall for the first world amateur teams event at St Andrews in 1958 and also played in the tournament six more times, including 1964 and 1970 when New Zealand were second and third.

He twice won professional tournaments in New Zealand though never joined the pro tour, played a record 32 Freyberg Rosebowl tournaments and achieved a string of other notable national successes.

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Glenn Turner

(1947 - )

In the West Indies in 1972, Glenn Turner was such a prolific scorer (two successive innings of 259 in Georgetown), the crowds dubbed him “Mistah Runs”.
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