Rocco Mediate

The Golf Channel put together a video this morning recapping the top 5 golf shots of the year.  I can’t say that I disagree with any of their selections.  It’s interesting to note that 2 of the top 5 came within the last 3 weeks.  The Fall Finish is proving to be a hell of a lot more exciting and compelling than the FedEx Cup.  When will the tour learn that you can’t just manufacture drama by dangling huge sums of cash in front of a bunch of multi-millionaires?

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Fall Series Update

by Derek on October 19, 2010

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I said a couple of weeks ago that the Fall Series was one of my favorite times of the year for golf viewing.  And this past weekend proved my point.  Rocco Mediate grabbed his 6th win on tour (has he really only won 6 times? Wow) in dramatic style.  He was sitting 182nd on the money list and had already sent in his application for Q-School.  I imagine that he’ll now spend December gearing up for the season opener at Kapalua in January.

It’s also awesome to see David Duval playing solid golf.  He’s sitting comfortably at 99th on the list, so he’ll definitely be out on Tour next year.  Shooting 4 rounds under par isn’t something that he’s done since his T2 at Pebble Beach in Feburary.  He’s shown flashes of brilliance over the past couple of years.  Could we be close to seeing the former world #1 snag his first victory since the 2001 British Open?

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Rocco’s Four Eagles

by Derek on October 18, 2010

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It was great to see Rocco win at the open yesterday.  How can you not win with 4 eagles for the week?  Here’s a montage video that the PGA Tour put together this morning.

Rocco Does a Camilo Impression

by Derek on October 2, 2010

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This is apparently what a Camilo Villegas impression looks like when you’re about to turn 48 and have a bad back.  He’s not quite as flashy as Camilo, but I give him an “A” for effort.