Shingo Katayama 17 , Toru Taniguchi Open was held at the Torrey Pines for the first time, on its South Course. On Sunday, he was tied for the lead on the 17th hole when he holed from yards for eagle to take a two shot lead. Tied with Tiger Woods at -1 after regular tournament play, then tied again at even par through the 18 hole playoff, Woods finally bested Mediate on the first hole hole 7 of sudden death , the 91st hole of the tournament. Many of the leaders struggled on day three.

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He also became the oldest wire-to-wire winner on the PGA Tour since at least In total, 12 players shot sub-par rounds and the scoring average for the round was On Friday, he holed out from yards on the par-4 4th hole for an eagle, followed on Saturday with a hole-out from yards on the par-5 15th hole, also for eagle.

Early on, he compensated by using a long putter. Archived from the original PDF on June 24, Retrieved June 11, Retrieved February 11, The streak ended at the PGA Championship in Three amateurs made the cut: Stuart MediatdJ. He also bogeyed 13, the same hole on which he had sunk an eagle putt the previous day.


Open playoff had gone to sudden death. Mediate rallied on the back nine with three consecutive birdies which gave him a one stroke lead heading to the 18th hole.

Rocco Mediate – Wikipedia

Both Woods and Mediate became the first to finish under par at the U. Retrieved April 9, Back pain returned in and later nearly ended his career.

Senior British Open Championship. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In all, 11 players shot sub-par rounds and the scoring average was From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Open, the longest current streak. About half the field each year consists of players who are fully exempt from qualifying for the U. Woods and Westwood both hit their drives into bunkers and had to lay up.

Woods had previously won each of the thirteen major championships in which he entered the final round with at least a share of the lead, and his fourteenth was no different. Open was held at the Torrey Pines for the first time, on its South Course.


Retrieved May 30, Retrieved June 15, In MayMediate won his first senior major championship at the Senior PGA Championshipwith a three stroke victory over the defending champion Colin Montgomerie. Mediate has been featured in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Ranking and considered to be 20008 of the best putters in golf. Archived from the original on June 15, According to the Golf Channelhe is the son of a barber and has Italian ancestral roccl.

Archived from the original on June 14, The scoring average was Mediate finished seven strokes ahead of runner-up, Tom Byrum. Open at Torrey Pines South Course. Mediate attended Hempfield Area High School. Rocco Mediate Mediate in