Charlie was born in Kingman, Arizona, lived in Covington, Kentucky and then moved to Ogden, Utah where he attended most of his schooling. He worked for Albertson’s grocery chain from 1960 until 1974. He then transferred to Boise, Idaho in 1969. He sold real estate from 1974 until 1983. In 1984, was ask to join the management team at Warm Springs Golf Course in Boise. Duties included Shop Management, Staff Management, Buying Merchandise, operating the driving range and teaching. He coached Boise State University’s Golf Team from 1986 to 1987. In 1989, he left Boise for McCall, Idaho where he managed the McCall Golf Club until 2004. From McCall, he went a short distance to New Meadows, Idaho to become the Director of Golf and Head Pro at Meadow Creek Golf Resort until 2011. Because of seasonal weather conditions in Idaho, he came to the Desert, where he now lives full time and was hired by The Lakes in 1998.