Name:Rocco Anthony Mediate
Born:Dec 17, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
Original/Home Club:Greensburg, PA
Occupation:Professional golfer; television commentator.
Played as the Sanford International (Sep 20-22). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA), Ken Duke (USA) and Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Rocco Mediate (USA). [Minnehaha CC, Sioux Falls, South Dakota].
The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (May 26-29). Second-placed and defending champion Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Mediate (USA), who claimed his first senior major championship title. [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].
Played as the inaugural Shaw Charity Classic (Aug 30-Sept 1). Second-placed Tom Byrum (USA) finished 7 shots behind Rocco Mediate (USA), who recorded his second Champions Tour win. [Canyon Meadows G&CC, Calgary, Alberta].
Played as the Allianz Championship (Feb 8-10). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) and Tom Pernice Jr (USA) finished 2 shots behind 50-year-old Rocco Mediate (USA), who became the 16th player to win on his Champions Tour debut. [Old Course, Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, FL].
Mediate (USA) won the Champions Tour 2013 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished tenth on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $1,341,098.
Played as the Frys.com Open (Oct 14-17). Second-placed Bo Van Pelt (USA) and Alex Prugh (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rocco Mediate (USA), who recorded the last of his six PGA Tour wins. [CordeValle GC, San Martin, Calif.].
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Nov 22-24; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Matt Kuchar (USA) & Dave Gossett (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rocco Mediate (USA) & Lee Janzen (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
Played as the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic (April 25-28). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mediate (USA), who recorded his second win in this event. [Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, NC].
Played as the Buick Open (Aug 10-13). Second-placed Chris Perry (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rocco Mediate (USA). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 28-31). Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mediate (USA). [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
Played as the Kmart Greater Greensboro Open (April 22-25). Mediate (USA) beat Steve Elkington (Aus) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win. [Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, NC].
Played as the Doral Ryder Open (Feb 28-Mar 4). 28-year-old Rocco Mediate (USA) beat Curtis Strange (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the first of his six PGA Tour wins. Mediate became the first player to win a regular PGA Tour event using a long putter. Monday finish required after storm delay on Sunday. [Blue Monster course, Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
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