Charles Coody (1 Masters, 1 Ryder Cup)
Coody was born in Stamford, Texas and raised in Abilene, Texas. He attended Abilene Christian University before transferring to and graduating in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in Business from Texas Christian University; he made his pro debut in 1963.
As a senior, Coody played on the Senior PGA Tour (now called the Champions Tour), winning five times. Coody played his final Masters Tournament in 2006, then retired from active competition.
Coody was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2000. A college golf tournament, the Charles Coody West Texas Intercollegiate, is named for him. He also lends his name to a charity event, the Charles Coody Classic.