Rocco Mediate, a two-time PGA Tour Champions winner, was the professional golfer paired with Nick Saban. Other members of the group included David Turner, Steve Hudson and Howard Wise. The Alabama head coach addressed the assembled media prior to the 9:00 AM tee time. Topics discussed included offensive lineman Cameron Robinson and defensive back Laurence Jones, recently arrested Tuesday morning in Monroe, LA on narcotics and weapons charges. Saban also continued to support the idea of a College Football Commissioner.
Kerry Goode, is bravely battling Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS). Saban spent a few moments advocating for the cure of the progressive neurodegenerative disease and recognizing the plight of the former Alabama running back and outstanding ambassador for the Crimson Tide.