Somebody Forgot to Tell Rocco Mediate the U.S. Open Is Over - Golf FanHouse: "I know it's only Thursday and talking about a winner is premature, but could there be a better story than Rocco Mediate winning the British Open after that heartbreaking loss last month at Torrey Pines?
Mediate, who has only finished in the top-30 once in a British Open, is your current clubhouse leader, firing a one-under 69 that included a chip-in on 17 for birdie from the rough and a tricky birdie putt on 18.
Rocco went out with three bogeys in his first five holes, but played the last 13 holes four-under. Smiling the entire time, Mediate appears to have the perfect attitude to approach a golf tournament without the best weather. With the 'whatever happens, happens' mantra, Rocco seems to have accepted the playoff loss to Tiger Woods and improve from it."