Philanthropist Awarded

Owner of Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnapper’s golf courses Julian Robertson Jnr., 77, named New Zealand first honorary knight in January this year, has been awarded the recipient of the Hedge Fund Industry’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Founder and chairman of Tiger Management Corp., Robertson will be honoured with other industry award winners at a gala dinner and ceremony June 21 at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Golf Magazine ranked both Robertson’s courses among the top 100 in the world. He also owns two New Zealand wineries: Te Awa Farm and Dry River. Robertson was given the title of honorary knight companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his “services to business and philanthropy.”


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