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Phil Skoglund

New Zealand bowls player

Philip Charles "Phil" Skoglund OBE (20 June 1937 – 8 May 2015) was a New Zealand lawn bowls player. He competed in three Commonwealth Games (1974, 1978, 1990). He competed in five World Championships (1966, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1988), winning a gold medal (triples 1988).

Skoglund was born in Palmerston North. He was the son of politician and cabinet minister Philip Oscar Skoglund and nephew of champion lawn bowls player Pete Skoglund.

Skoglund died on 8 May 2015 in Palmerston North, aged 77.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lampp, Peter (8 May 2015). "Bowls legend Phil Skoglund dies, aged 77". Manawatu Standard. Retrieved 9 May 2015.