Chi Chi Rodriguez
Puerto Rican native, one-time head caddy of Dorado Beach Resort and now Dorado Beach Golf Ambassador, Juan “Chi Chi” Rodriguez is one of the great showmen in sports history. In a career spanning four decades, Chi Chi won 22 Senior PGA Tour events and 8 regular PGA Tour events.
Chi Chi's incredible career includes winning PGA tournaments four times in each of the 1990-91 seasons and was the only winner of back to back events in 1991. He became the first player on the Senior Tour to win the same event three consecutive years, he represented Puerto Rico on 12 World Cup Teams, won the Hispanic Achievement Recognition Award in 198l Replica's Hispanic Man of the Year award in 1988 and was inducted into PGA's World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.
However, Chi Chi's talent extends far beyond the golf course. His true talent is his strong desire to make a positive impact on today's youth. He has founded the "Chi-Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation" in Clearwater Florida, which is a home to troubled and abused youngsters and is chairman of the FBIAA National Trust Fund, which provides scholarships to the children of fallen FBI agents. Chi-Chi's philosophy is clear, he wants to give all children a chance at success.
Chi Chi is a family man at heart; he has been married for 46 years to his beloved wife and they have a wonderful daughter. In 1982 he was bestowed the Father of the Year Award and in 1991 received the Jackie Robinson Humanitarian Award.