Ken Venturi had a severe stuttering problem as a youth, lost competitive golf to carpal tunnel syndrome in his prime, lost a wife to brain cancer and 17 months ago underwent heart surgery. Yet he’s inclined to repeat, “I’ve been very fortunate.”
Phil Blackmar, right, gives a fist bump to Ken Green, left, during a charity golf tournament at the Ridgewood Country Club. Contributions can be made to the Ken Green Trust. For more information, visit www.kengreenscomeback.com.