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Charles Coody

  • Birthplace: Stamford, Texas
  • Residence: Abilene, Texas
  • Birthdate: 7/13/1937
  • Age: 70 Ht.:6'-2"
  • Turned Pro: 1963
  • Eligibility Code: 3/6/2008

Player Notes

Coody was born in Stamford, Texas. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 1960 and made his pro debut in 1963. Played on the PGA Tour between 1964 and 1987, playing in 589 events. Won three times, was runner-up eight times and 3rd, ten times. Finished in the Top-10 84 times and made 476 cuts. Among the top-60 on the PGA Tour money list for 13 consecutive seasons between 1965 and 1978 Had career earnings of $1,187,762.. Member 1971 Ryder Cup Team . . .Joined the Champions Tour on his 50th birthday in 1937, between 1987 and 1992 he finished in the top-31 on the Champions PGA Tour money list.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
3 - 1964 Dallas Open, 1969 Cleveland Open and 1971 Masters.

Other
The 1990, '94 and '98 Legends of Golf with Dale Douglass

Career Summary

Champions Tour Playoff Record: 1-0 Champions Tour Victories: 5 - 1989 Las Vegas Classic, 1990 Vantage Championship, 1991 NYNEX Commemorative, Transamerica Senior Golf Championship, 1996 Du Maurier Canadian. 1987 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 15; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 72.09 (N/A); money - $93,064 (ranked 31st); best finish, T3rd Showdown Classic, Hilton Head Seniors and Las Vegas Senior Classic. 1988 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 71.97 (19th); money - $161,286 (ranked 20th); best finish, 2nd Newport Cup. 1989 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 30; Top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 71.03 (13th); money - $403,880 (ranked 10th); winner, Las Vegas Senior Classic. 1990 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 32; Top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 70.77 (8th); money - $762,901 (ranked 3rd); Winner, Vantage Championship. 1991 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; Top-10 finishes - 13; scoring average - 70.69 (ranked 10th); money - $543,326 (ranked 8th); won the NYNEX Commemorative, Transamerica Senior. 1992 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.45 (ranked 26th); money - $286,294 (ranked 28th); best finish, 2nd, Ko Olina Senior Invitational. 1993 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 72.13 (ranked 38th); money - $221,982 (ranked 37th); best finish, T4th, Franklin Quest Championship. 1994 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 30; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 71.57 (ranked T30th); money - $219,295 (ranked 39th); best finish, T11th, Franklin Quest Championship. 1995 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 30; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.40 (ranked T51st); money - $163,153 (ranked 60th); best finish, T5th, Bell Atlantic Classic. 1996 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 72.50 (ranked T56th); money - $328,054 (ranked 42nd); winner, du Maurier Champions. 1997 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 30; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.30 (ranked 55th); money - $218,564 (ranked 61st); best finish, T11th, Las Vegas Senior Classic. 1997 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.78 (ranked 61st); money - $141,258 (ranked 71st); best finish, T19th, Royal Caribbean Classic. Won the unofficial Liberty Mutual Legends with Dale Douglass. 1999 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.91 (ranked T74th); money - $125,393 (ranked 79th); best finish, T22nd, Pacific Bell Senior Classic. 2000 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 9; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 74.25; money - $24,959 (ranked 110th); best finish, T33rd Nationwide Championship. Had knee surgery in January and it took a long time to heal, didn't play any official events until June. 2001 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 17; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 73.70 (ranked 81st); money - $60,490 (ranked 98th); best finish, T25th BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland. Placed 18th on the Georgia-Pacific Super Seniors tour with $78,842. 2002 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 24; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 73.21 (ranked 81st); money - $117,487 (ranked 88th); best finish, T23rd Uniting Fore Care Classic. 2003 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered -22; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average - 73.42 (ranked 82nd); money - $65,497 (ranked 97th); best finish - T36th Emerald Coast Classic. 2004 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered -19; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average - 74.53 (ranked 80th); money - $62,608 (ranked 95th); best finish - T19th Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. 2005 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered -14; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average - 75.21 (ranked 80th); money - $25,309 (ranked 112th); best finish - T48th Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. 2006 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered -3; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average - 76.17; money - $2,102 ; best finish - T70th Commerce Bank Championship. Also missed cut at the Masters. 2007 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 4; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average - 77.33 (ranked N/A); money - $10,884 (ranked 151st); best finish - 50th Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.

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