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.”
Nicole Noelle Smith flies from her native California to Florida for the Florida Open last week. Her T-15 finish made it worth the trip. A G5 flight this wasn't. But, hey, the mini-pretzels were pretty good.