A year later, it's time to reminisce
Geoff Ogilvy had just signed his card and was walking toward a spectator pavilion on Torrey Pines' North Course when he caught it on a huge television.
Rocco Mediate, his playing partner that day, stayed inside the scoring area to watch on a small monitor.
Tom Lehman, who spends his summers in San Diego, was not exempt for the Open, and saw it unfold from just a few miles away.
And then there was Lee Westwood, who might have had the best seat in the ...
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ROAD TO THE U.S. OPEN
The 2008 U.S. Open was one for the ages when Tiger Woods -- on a broken leg and with a torn ACL -- held off Rocco Mediate in a playoff. What's in store for 2009 when the national championship returns to Bethpage Black on June 18? As the year's second major approaches, ESPN.com will track the story lines leading into the U.S. Open. Tee times