Chi-Chi Rodriguez

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Birthday
23, 1935
Birthplace
Rio Piedras, PR
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Rio Piedras, PR

About

World Golf Hall of Fame member known as much for his game as for his witty remarks and signature straw hat.

Before Fame

He started out as a caddy at the Dorado Beach Resort, where he was encouraged to try out for the PGA.

Trivia

He won only a handful of PGA Tours during his early career, but his flamboyant victory dances made him a crowd favorite.

Family Life

He was born into an impoverished farming family and began helping them out on the fields at an early age.

Associated With

He had a brief encounter with Mother Teresa that inspired him to do his part to help others; as a result, he started a foundation to help children in need.