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Chi Chi Rodriguez Biography

Juan Antonio Chi-Chi Rodrguez was born on October 23, 1935 and is a Puerto Rican professional golfer. He was the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Rodrguez was born into a poor family in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. He was one of six siblings. His father used to earn only $18 a week as a laborer and cattle handler. When Rodrguez was only seven years old, he helped the family by earning money as a water carrier on a sugar plantation. One day Juan wandered off into a golf course. When he saw that the caddies were earning more money than he was he decided to become a caddy himself.

Rodrguez would take a branch from a guava tree and turn it into a golf club. Using a metal can as a golf ball, he would practice what he had seen the real golfers do, teaching himself how to play golf. By the time he was nine years old, he was proficient at golf and in 1947 at the age of 12, he scored a 67.

In 1954 when Rodrguez was 19, he joined the Army. During his breaks, he would visit whichever golf course was nearby, where he continued to perfect his game.

Rodrguez, with characteristic charisma, would often make jokes about his past hardships on the golf course, such as, How long does John Daly drive a golf ball? When I was a kid, I didn't go that far on vacation. And, Playing golf is not hot work. Cutting sugar cane for a dollar a day that's hot work. H

Chi Chi Rodriguez Booking and Hiring Information

Golf is the one of the few sports where the pressure is focused on one athlete, which is why corporations choose to have a golfer like Chi Chi Rodriguez deliver a keynote speech. The booking agents at AthletePromotions can assist with Chi Chi Rodriguez speaking engagements, corporate appearances and VIP Meet & Greets. We have years of experience in booking the top golfers for speaking appearances, autograph signings and endorsements. Booking a golfer like Chi Chi Rodriguez is not a hard process. Our agents can provide availability, fees and all costs associated in bringing out a popular golfer to your next corporate event. Allow us to find Chi Chi Rodriguezs agent to make this appearance the best it can be. A Chi Chi Rodriguez appearance will be sure to add the needed excitement to your upcoming event, rewarding valuable employees, clients and customers. Most likely, golf fans and corporations can find Chi Chi Rodriguez's official website, charity involvement, Twitter account, representation, publicist and management info at www.Chi Chi Rodriguez.com.

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