OMAHA, Neb. – Hey, rookie. Hey, first-timer. Hey, new guy.
Hey, Rocco Mediate: You are 50 years old and playing in your first U.S. Senior Open.
If we were talking about the National Football League, you would be required to endure a certain amount of hazing and good-natured teasing. You would be warbling the Florida Southern fight song. You would be carrying bags for the veteran players.
But this is golf, and a Champions Tour rookie can make jokes and impersonate a standup comedian at the U.S. Senior Open. Let it be known that Mediate chooses exactly that.
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