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THE 2011 FRYS.COM OPEN is underway at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, California. Brendan Steele, Briny Baird and Garrett Willis share the first-round lead after carding 4-under 67s.Defending champion Rocco Mediate opened with a 71.Purse: $5 millionWinner’s share: $900,000Defending champion: Rocco Mediate2011 Frys.com Open LeaderboardFieldCourseTee timesInterviewsTournament overviewTournament newsTour reportFrys.com Open websiteTV SCHEDULETV coverage of the 2011 Frys.com Open is on Golf Channel.Thu, 10/6:GOLF 4p - 8p ETFri, 10/7:GOLF 4p - 8p ETSat, 10/8:GOLF 4p - 8p ETSun, 10/9:GOLF 4p - 8p ETSIRIUS-XM broadcast times−The Armchair Golfer(Photo credit: Keith Allison, Flickr, Creative Commons license)
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By Steve DiMeglio USA TODAY
SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Rocco Mediate has had better years.
He was saying the same thing about this time last year, too.
But that was before a trip to these rolling hills south of San Jose provided a perfect cure for Mediate's ailing 2010 season. Sitting 182nd on the money list and winless in almost eight years, Mediate stunned the golf world by holing...
Briny Baird drove the 17th green and made a 15-foot eagle putt for a 7-under 64 to take a two-shot lead at the Frys.com Open and give him a chance to finally win a PGA Tour event.
Rocco Mediate is never at a loss for words, especially when it comes to Tiger Woods. That's just one of the reasons this week's Frys.com Open should be so interesting, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Rocco Mediate made it clear that few others are rooting harder for Woods to return to dominance. And he believes Woods will again get back to No. 1.
Tigers Woods is at risk of missing consecutive cuts for the first time in his professional career after shooting a 2-over 73 in the first round at the Frys.com Open on Thursday, putting him six shots off the lead.
In his first tournament in seven weeks, Woods went 13 holes between his only two birdies, indicating his efforts to revamp his game during the time off have not borne...
Rocco Mediate caused a stir in golf circles when he said he was "disgusted" with what's going on with Tiger Woods' swing, saying his physical motion is strong criticism of Woods' most recent coaches, Sean Foley and Hank Haney.