The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Rick Rhoden

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Boynton Beach, Fla.
  • Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Birthdate: May 15, 1953
  • Age: 52
Player Notes

Longtime pitcher for the Dodgers (1974-78) and the Pirates (1979-86)... also pitched for the Yankees and Astros... overcame childhood osteomyelitis (a bone disease... he wore a brace until he was 12, and had surgery to remove part of his left knee so it would not outgrow his right) and serious shoulder surgery in 1979 to become one of the more dependable pitchers of the 1980s...played 15 years in Big Leagues, compiled 151-125 record, nearly 1500 strikeouts, with 3.59 career ERA... all-star in 1976, '86. Has played in nine Champions Tour events, best finish T5th in 2003 Allianz Championship.

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