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What it’s like to go into sudden death with Tiger Woods

We interviewed Rocco Mediate, the golf player who made it to the 2008 US Open against Tiger Woods. Here are his thoughts about that historic match. Following is a transcript of the video. It was the funnest time I have ever had playing golf in my life, was that Monday, with him. So, 2008 United States Open, Torrey Pines, against Tiger Woods, our best player, probably ever. That week I was playing good, I was playing good coming in. And Tiger came to the last, having to make birdie, hit a tee shot on the left bunker, laid it up on the rough. I am watching the telecast. Everybody was like, “Oh, my god! I can’t believe you’re going to win the US Open.” I went, “I haven’t won anything yet. We are

Under Armour ripped up Jordan Spieth’s old contract before he won his first major and gave him a 10-year deal, and it’s already paid off big time

Jordan Spieth won his third major on Sunday with a thrilling back-nine at Royal Birkdale to win the British Open, but he wasn’t the only big winner. In January 2013, Under Armour made Spieth, then a 19-year-old, the face of the company’s fledgling golf wing. Then, in January 2015, Under Armour scrapped the final two years of that deal and gave Spieth a new 10-year contract.