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.”
Thomas Pieters, the current NCAA Individual Champion, watches his tee shot at No. 12 during the Round of 64 at the 112th U. S. Amateur Championship. He defeated Jordan Spieth to advance to Round of 32.