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].
Ryder Cup 2023: Luke Donald has been named Team Europe captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup, to be contested September 29 – October 1, 2023 at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.
Presidents Cup 2022: The U.S. won the 2022 Presidents Cup 17.5 – 12.5.
Xander Schauffele wins his singles match 1-up over Corey Conners and clinches the Presidents Cup for the U.S. Team.
Jon Rahm wins the the DP World Tour Championship 2022 at Jumeirah Golf Estates (Earth course).
Tommy Fleetwood wins the Nedbank Golf Challenge 2022 at Sun City, Gary Player course (South Africa).
Rory McIlroy claims the DP World Tour order of merit title and finishes the year European Number One for the fourth time
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
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