Russ Cochran Personal Notes
Avid University of Kentucky basketball fan.
Started playing with ladies' golf clubs because he couldn't find any other left-handed clubs.
Son Ryan scored a hole-in-one at age 6, one of youngest ever to record an ace. Ryan shot 67 in Monday qualifier for 1998 FedEx St. Jude Classic, missing a playoff for final tournament spot by one stroke.
Youngest son, Case, played golf at Texas A&M.
Middle son, Reed, is a student at the University of Kentucky Law School.
Enjoys the TV show "The Mentalist.".
First job he had was mowing lawns.
His favorite meal is barbecue and cornbread.
One talent he'd most love to have is to be able to sing.
Favorite athlete in another sport is Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints.
Also enjoys any Clint Eastwood Western.
One course he'd love to play is Old Head GL in Ireland.
Says his most memorable shot was his 35-foot birdie putt at No. 16 at Cog Hill during the Western Open in 1991.
His bucket list includes attending tennis' U.S. Open and traveling to South America.