About Carlos Rodiles

By Brian Moritz

Golfer holds driver behind back
Carlos Rodiles is a professional golfer from Spain. He has played on the PGA European Tour and the Challenge Tour in Europe.


Rodiles was born on March 5, 1975, in Malaga, Spain. He attended the University of Florida, where he played golf and studied finance.

Amateur Success

As an amateur, Rodiles won the 1994 Tournament of the Americas.

Professional Debut

Rodiles turned pro in 1997 and made his debut at the Austrian Open in June 1998. He finished with a four-round score of 282 and finished tied for 31st place.

Professional Success

Rodiles was the joint winner of the 2006 Qualifying School along with Alexandre Rocha of Brazil. That victory cemented his place on the European PGA Tour. He finished second at the 2003 Volvo Masters, losing in a playoff to Frederik Jacobson.

Fun Fact

Rodiles began his life in golf as a caddie to his father, Carlos Rodiles Sr., who was a scratch golfer.

About the Author

Brian Moritz is an award-winning journalist living in upstate New York. Since 1999, he's written for the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Fort Worth Star Telegram, St. Anthony's Messenger, the Portland Press-Herald, the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin and The Times Herald in Olean, N.Y. He's now a graduate student at Syracuse University.