Rocco Mediate took the first-round lead Friday in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship.
Mediate shot a 9-under 63 at Hualalai Golf Course, playing the first seven holes in 6-under with four birdies and an eagle on the par-5 seventh. He added birdies on Nos. 10, 14 and 18 to finish a stroke ahead of 2012 winner Dan Forsman.
Mediate won twice last...
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January 17, 2014
Rocco Mediate played the back nine in 7-under 29 for the second straight day to increase his lead to two strokes in the Champions Tour's inaugural Shaw Charity Classic.
The 50-year-old Mediate, the Allianz Championship winner in February in his first Champions Tour start, followed his opening 8-under 63 with a 64 to reach 15 under at tree-lined Canyon Meadows.
Let’s be honest, the two weeks between the PLAYERS and the Memorial aren’t that exciting. Sure, the best in the world are still teeing it up, but the Byron Nelson and Colonial aren’t exactly marquee events anymore. So let’s talk about something that is sure to get some run in the coming weeks.
In an interview for the Golf Channel, Rocco Mediate told a very interesting...
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...
Rocco Mediate recently shared a story about Tiger Woods that gives us an interesting glimpse at the golf legend’s personality.
Mediate sat down with Golf Channel’s David Feherty for an interview on “Feherty” (Mondays 10:00 p.m. ET on Golf Channel) last week and said he still hasn’t had a chance to chat with Tiger about their dramatic playoff at the 2008 US Open. Woods...
Getty Images BREAKING NEWS…AH HEM…TIGER WOODS IS NOT A NICE PERSON. Rocco Mediate always comes off as one of the nicest, most genuine guys in golf. David Feherty recently had a sitdown on his Golf Channel show “Feherty” with Rocco to discuss a myriad of topics including the 2008 U.S. Open. Mediate had Tiger on the ropes at Torrey Pines five years ago, a course that Tiger...
Rocco Mediate birdied the 18th hole and finished with a 1-under-par 71 to win the Allianz Championship on Sunday.
He finished the tournament at 17-under 199 and became the 16th player to have a winning debut on the Champions Tour.
Mediate's 4-foot birdie putt came after Tom Pernice Jr. missed a 5-footer at No. 18 that could have forced a playoff.
Mediate started the day with...
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February 10, 2013
Rocco Mediate shot an 11-under 61, setting a course record and building a three-shot lead over Tom Pernice Jr. heading into the final round of the Allianz Championship on Saturday.
Mediate is trying to become the 16th player to win his first start on the Champions Tour. He won six times on the U.S. PGA Tour and is probably best remembered for losing a playoff to Tiger Woods in the...
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February 09, 2013
I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Rocco Mediate a few times. Every time we’ve met, Rocco has been nothing but cool to me. Because of that, I’m a Rocco fan....
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.
October 05, 2011