Ken Venturi: 1964 U.S. Open

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Ken Venturi smiles after winning the U.S. Open golf championship at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., June 20, 1964.  Dazed and barely able to walk, Venturi staggered to one of the most memorable victories in all of sports in the 1964 U.S. Open.
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Golfer Ken Venturi reacts to a birdie putt on the ninth green during the third round of the National Open (U.S. Open) at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday, June 20, 1964.
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Photo shows Ken Venturi during the 1964 U.S. Open Championship which was held at Congressional Country Club, (Composite Course), Bethesda, Md.  He was the winner of the event.
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Ken Venturi captured the 1964 U.S. Open title, getting his life on and off the course back on track.
  • Ken Venturi captured the 1964 U.S. Open title, getting his life on and off the course back on track.