Rhoden wins record 8th Tahoe celebrity title

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Defending champion Rick Rhoden led all day but had to hold on at the end to claim a record eighth victory at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship after rival Dan Quinn’s comeback attempt ended with a shot into the pond guarding the 18th hole.

Rhoden, the 56-year-old former All-Star pitcher, shot a 2-over 74 that was good enough to claim the $125,000 winner’s check at the 20th annual golf tournament at Edgewood-Tahoe Golf Course, holding off late charges by the ex-hockey player Quinn, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and ex-quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver.