Rhoden Captures John Elway Celebrity Classic


DENVER, Colo. -- Rick Rhoden stormed back on Sunday with 28 points to win his third consecutive John Elway Celebrity Classic. Rhoden finished the event with 53 points for his first victory of the season.
Al Del Greco and Vinny Del Negro finished nine points back in a tie for second with 44 points each.
Rhoden was four points behind Vince Coleman after the first round at Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club. The all-time Celebrity Tour wins leader battled back, however, and was helped by an eagle at the sixth and an eagle at the ninth, ultimately picking up 16 points on the front side alone under the modified stableford scoring system.
Rhoden then coasted on the back side for the win.
Mickey Tettleton and Billy Joe Tolliver finished knotted with 43 points each. Jack Marin followed with 42 points.