Open, played june 1216 at torrey pines in san diego, california. Open and 14th major title, defeating rocco mediate on the first hole of sudden-death, following an 18-hole playoff. With this victory, woods joined jack nicklaus as the only two players to win the career grand slam three times. High rank horses that allowed him to win all the prizes he is known for,individual gold medal at the olympic games in 2008,. (from the amateur to the professional rider) and all the disciplines such as jumping, dressage,. Padraig harrington is not the only tour pro who thinks our amateur has no chance to break 100. with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from those who lived the drama, relive the 2008 u. Open at torrey pines, featuring the 18-hole monday playoff between rocco mediate and tiger woods. Report reaction as it happened play-off pics r4 report day 4 photos us open venue torrey pines, la jolla, california date 12-15 june coverage bbc radio 5 live, text commentary on bbc sport website from 1600 bst. Gary wolstenholme (right) & andrew cotter (pic by matthew harris tgpl) english amateur. Torrey pines hosts the san diego city amateur golf championships every june, and the junior world golf championships every july. Open on the south course, won by tiger woods in sudden-death after an 18-hole playoff versus rocco mediate. One of the pga tours four major championships returns to san diego. Welcome to the nations foremost municipal golf course situated atop cliffs towering above the pacific ocean in san diego, california. The torrey pines south course is the more challenging of the two and is the host of the 2008 & 2021 u. The south course was originally designed by william bell, sr. In 1957, and is home to the farmers insurance open pga golf tournament (along with the north course).