Found May 20, 2013 on NESN.com:
The 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course was perhaps the best major in the history of golf. The famed Tiger Woods and journeyman Rocco Mediate battled for 72 holes, then needed another 19 more on Monday to decide the tournament, with Woods toiling on an injured knee that had him wincing on almost every swing. For most people, sharing such a moment would create a lifetime bond, except that’s not how Mediate talks about the aftermath. In an interview with The Golf Channel’s David Feherty, Mediate says that not only have he and Woods never discussed the latter’s most recent major win, but Woods actually snubbed his request to commemorate the tournament. According to Mediate, at the 2009 Players Championship just over a year later, he sent a photo and a note asking for a personalized autograph in a manilla envelope to Woods. However, what he got back was nothing more than a generic signature, and no mention of their epic battle. “Why wouldn’t he just go, ‘Roc, you suck, you got lu...
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