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Rocco Anthony Mediate Wiki Biography
Rocco Anthony Mediate was born on the 17th December 1962, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA, and is a professional golf player. He has won on the PGA Tour six times, as well as winning on the Champions Tour three times. Mediate has been inducted into the Top 20 in the Official World Gold Ranking. It is considered that Rocco Mediate is one of the best putters in the sport. He has been playing golf professionally since 1985.
How much is the net worth of Rocco Mediate? It has been calculated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is over $15.6 million, as of the data presented in early 2017. Golf is the major source of Mediate’s net worth, with his PGA Tour career earnings grossing over $16 million.
Rocco Mediate Net Worth $15.6 Million
To begin with, the boy was raised in Greensburg; Rocco’s father was from an Italian background and was a hairdresser. Rocco was educated at Hempfield Area High School, and later enrolled at Florida Southern College and played in the golf team of the above mentioned institution. One of his teammates was Lee Janzen, who later turned professional, too. The two led the team while winning the national collegiate team championship in 1985.
Concerning his professional career, Mediate turned professional in 1985, however, the player often suffered from back problems, and consequently was one of the first professional players to start using a long putter, and was also the first player to win on the USA Tour with a long putter in 1991. In 1993, the player won the KMart Greater Greensboro Open, and in 1999 the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational. The same year, he underwent surgery on his back, and as the result he could not play for some time. However, he managed to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout in 2002, and by 2003 had recovered so well that he was again using a normal putter. The same year, Rocco Mediate won CVS Charity Classic. In 2010, Mediate played the USA Open for the 15th time, although his best round was accomplished during the USA Open in 2001, with a score of 63 during the 3rd round at Southern Hills. The best finish overall that the player had was in in 2008, in second place in the USA Open at Torrey Pines South Course.
In the middle of 2016, Rocco won his first senior championship, the Senior PGA Championship, his winning score breaking the record with a 265 (-19). Overall, all the above mentioned victories have added significant sums to the total size of Rocco Mediate’s net worth.
Furthermore, Mediate has been working as an on-course reporter for the PGA Tour coverage on The Golf Channel. As an aside, he also participated in the World Series of Poker’s Main Event in 2005 as a player.
Finally, in the personal life of the professional golf player, he has been married to Linda since 1988, and they have three children.
|Net Worth||$15.6 Million|
|Date Of Birth||December 17, 1962|
|Place Of Birth||Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Profession||Professional golfer, on-course reporter for The Golf Channel's 2007 PGA Tour coverage|
|Education||Hempfield Area High School, Florida Southern College|
|Spouse||Jessica Mediate (m. 2014)|
|Children||Marco Mediate, Nicco Mediate, Rocco Mediate, Francesca Rose Mediate|
|Awards||Masters Tournament (T15: 2001), U.S. Open (2nd: 2008), The Open Championship (T18: 1996), PGA Championship (6th: 2002)|
|Nominations||Official World Golf Ranking (top 20), 1993 KMart Greater Greensboro Open, Doral-Ryder Open (1991, winner), Senior PGA Championship (2016),U.S. Open (2008, Lost to par on first extra hole after 18-hole playoff (Woods:71, Mediate:71)|
|Movies||2008 U.S. Open: A Duel for the Ages (2008),|
|TV Shows||2005 World Series of Poker's Main Event, 2001 Blem Classic of Las Vegas|
|Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden : Puddy McFadden License to Golf||2016||Short completed||Rocco Mediate|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|Costas Now||2008||TV Series|
|Pardon the Interruption||2008||TV Series||Himself|