Spittle's favorites: Hockey, family time and pot roasttext sizeRod Spittle returns this week to TPC San Antonio to defend his title at the AT&T Championship.October 07, 2011
Dave Senko, Champions Tour staff
Rod Spittle posted his breakout victory when he defeated Jeff Sluman in a one-hole playoff in the final full-field event of the 2011 season at the AT&T Championship. A long-time amateur competitor, Spittle turned professional in 2004. A college teammate of Joey Sindelar and John Cook at Ohio State, the Canadian native has a pair of Canadian Amateur titles on his career resume. Champions Tour media official Dave Senko recently sat down with Spittle to get his thoughts on a number of different topics.
Favorite TV programs -- "CSI Miami", "Mentalist", "Blue Bloods"
Favorite TV sport (outside of golf) -- Hockey
Do you own an iPod? -- No
Favorite team as a kid, favorite player -- Boston Bruins and Bobby Orr
Would Love to Trade Places for a Day with -- James Bond...007!
Favorite every day computer bookmark -- PGATOUR.COM
First job -- Putting bumper stickers on cars at Marineland in Niagara Falls
Favorite meal -- My wife's pot roast
Favorite restaurant when out on Tour -- Outback Steakhouse
One talent I'd most love to have -- Dance
Favorite athlete in another sport -- Rick Nash, Columbus Blue Jackets
Favorite movies -- "Top Gun", "The Rookie", "The Untouchables"
My wife would say my worst habit is -- Snoring!
One course I've never played that I'd love to play -- St. Andrews
Most memorable vacation -- Seaside, Fla., for spring break with my children
I'd most like to sit down for a discussion with and why -- President George W. Bush to thank him for keeping us safe
What I currently drive -- Yukon Denali
Most memorable shot -- My par putt in the playoff last year to win the AT&T Championship in San Antonio
First concert I ever attended was -- John Denver
Favorite charity -- Special Olympics in Columbus, Ohio
Favorite non-golf pasttime -- Spending time with our three children and granddaughter, Callie
My Bucket List -- Play the Champions Tour and buy a house on the beach