|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Rodney Curl|
January 9, 1943 |
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T15: 1975|
|U.S. Open||T30: 1978|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 1975|
|PGA Championship||T20: 1980|
Curl joined the PGA Tour in 1969 and played regularly through 1978. He had 42 top-10 finishes in official PGA Tour events including one win and a half-dozen second and third-place finishes. In 1974, he won the Colonial National Invitation in Fort Worth by one stroke after runner-up Jack Nicklaus bogeyed the 17th hole and a birdied the last.
Professional wins (1)
PGA Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||To par||Margin
|1||May 19, 1974||Colonial National Invitation||70-67-71-68=276||–4||1 stroke||Jack Nicklaus|
Other wins (1)
- 1977 World Indian Open
- The Indian with the Clubs Is Rod Curl, Top Pro Golfer
- "Curl refuses to fold, beats Nicklaus in Colonial". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). Associated Press. May 20, 1974. p. 10.
- Grimsley, Will (April 10, 1975). "Rod Curl only playing for himself". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. (Florida). Associated Press. p. 1C.
- Biographical information from Shasta County Sports Hall of Fame
- Radosta, John S. (May 20, 1974). "Rod Curl wins golf by stroke". New York Times. p. 41.
- PGATOUR.com - Bank of America Colonial
- Rabun, Mike (May 20, 1974). "Dream come true for Rod Curl". Beaver County Times. (Pennsylvania). UPI. p. C-3.
- Official 1991 PGA Tour Media Guide. PGA Tour Creative Services. 1991. p. 190.