Charles Coody reflects on his Masters victory over Jack Nicklaus 50 years ago

Fifty years later and Charles Coody is still surprised he knocked off Jack Nicklaus in the 1971 Masters. “If you asked anybody in the golfing world on that particular Sunday, April 11, 1971, if Jack Nicklaus and Charles Coody are tied, who’s going to win? Anyone who said Charles Coody would probably be taken to Bellevue to get checked out,” Coody said, chuckling. “I’ll be realistic in my answer. I would’ve said Jack, too, but that didn’t mean I wasn’t going to try.” Coody tried all right, and prevailed for a two-stroke victory over Nicklaus and Johnny Miller. That marked the biggest victory — …

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