Who's who in golf - Charles Coody


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Name: - Charles Coody
Country: - USA
Born : - Jul 13, 1937
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : The Masters (1971). Ryder Cup (1971). Multiple US Tour and Champions Tour winner. (See Tournament listings). 3 PGA Tour wins, 5 Champions Tour wins.


Top tournaments won by Charles Coody

1998Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Amelia Island, GC of192 (-24)$150,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (March 20-22; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Charles Coody (USA) & Dale Douglass (USA) beat Hugh Baiocchi (RSA) & David Graham (Aus) with a 25-foot birdie putt at the second playoff hole. [GC of Amelia Island, Summer Beach, Florida].
1997Snr AmericaGrand Champions Ch'shipDunes G&BC, SC$85,000
Played as the MasterCard Champions Championship (Nov 7-9; unofficial Snr PGA Tour event for 60+ age group; played as part of the season-ending Senior Tour Championship). Won by Coody (USA). [Dunes G&BC, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina].
1996Snr AmericaCanada Snr OpenHamilton G&CC, Ont.271 (-9)$165,000
Played as the du Maurier Champions (June 13-16; last played in 1986). Second-placed Larry Mowry (USA) finished 1 shot behind Coody (USA), who recorded the last of his five Snr PGA Tour wins. [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
1994Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Barton Creek188 (-28)$100,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball event, which reverted to team vs individual scoring). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) & Jim Dent (USA) and Bob Murphy (USA) & Jim Colbert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Dale Douglass (USA) & Charles Coody (USA). [Barton Creek Resort, Austin, Texas].
1991Snr AmericaNYNEX CommemorativeSleepy Hollow, NY193 (-17)$60,000
Played as the NYNEX Commemorative. Second-placed Don Massengale (USA) finished 3 shots behind Coody (USA). [Sleepy Hollow CC, Scarborough, New York].
1991Snr AmericaTransamerica Ch'shipSilverado204 (-12)$75,000
Played as the Transamerica Senior Golf Championship (Oct 18-20). Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 2 shots behind Coody (USA). [Silverado Resort, Napa, California].
1990Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Barton Creek249 (-39)$70,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Defending champions and second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) & Harold Henning (RSA) finished 7 shots behind Dale Douglass (USA) & Charles Coody (USA), whose 249 set a new tournament record for 72-hole score. [Barton Creek Resort, Austin, Texas].
1990Snr AmericaVantage ChampionshipTanglewood Park202 (-14)$202,500
Played as the Vantage Championship. Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) and Bob Charles (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Coody (USA). [Championship course, Tanglewood Park GC, Clemmons, nr Winston-Salem, NC].
1989Snr AmericaLas Vegas Snr ClassicDesert Inn CC205 (-11)$45,000
Played as the General Tire Las Vegas Classic. First-time US Snr Tr winner Coody (USA) beat Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) and Bob Charles (NZ) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Desert Inn CC, Las Vegas, NV; now known as Wynn Las Vegas].
1973Men EuropeJohn Player ClassicTurnberry289 (+5)£14,625
Played as the John Player Classic (Sept 26-29). Second-placed Tony Jacklin (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Coody (USA), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].
1973Men EuropeWills TournamentKings Norton GC281 (-7)£2,250
Played as the W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament. Second-placed Jack Newton (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Coody (USA). [Kings Norton GC, Alvechurch, nr Birmingham].
1971Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National279 (-9)$25,000
The Masters Tournament (35th) (April 8-11). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) and Johnny Miller (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Coody (USA). [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
1971Men AmericaWorld Series of GolfFirestone CC141x
Played as the World Series of Golf; a 36-hole exhibition event. Won by Charles Coody (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
1964Men AmericaByron Nelson Ch'shipDallas, GC of271 (-13)$5,800
Played as the Dallas Open Invitational (Sept 4-7). Second-placed Jerry Edwards (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Coody (USA). [GC of Dallas, Dallas, TX; at the time called Oak Cliff CC].

 

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