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Ten years later, Rick Pitino remembers

Louisville coach who lost his best friend on 9/11 recreates their last trip together

Originally Published: September 8, 2011
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

When Rick Pitino called to make the reservations at Pebble Beach, he requested specific rooms overlooking the 18th hole, the same ones he booked over Labor Day weekend in 2001.

He secured tee times on the same courses that he played a decade ago. Afterward, he and three of his boys ate at the same restaurants he frequented on that previous trip, finishing each evening off in the Tap Room.

And after the last hole of the last round, Pitino opened a bottle of white wine, the same ...

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