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Topic - Tommy Jacobs
If it's possible to take a defining moment in one's life and enclose it in a display case, Ken Venturi did it last month at Congressional Country Club. Now every golfer competing in the U.S. Open can see the immortality at stake this week. The salt tablets dissolved long ago but most of what Venturi used to survive the debilitating heat — it was touch-and-go for a bit -and conquer the Blue Course to win the Open in 1964 now belongs to the club.
When Ken Venturi staggered off Congressional's final green as the 1964 U.S. Open champion, he famously quipped of Old Blue: "Best course I've ever won an Open on."