ST AUGUSTINE, FL - MAY 06: Announcer Jim Nantz inducts Ken Venturi into the World Golf Hall of Fame on May 6, 2013 at the World Golf Village in St Augustine, Florida.
He was a deeply principled man with a dynamic presence. He just exuded class ... Through his competitive days and unequalled broadcasting career, Kenny became a human bridge connecting everyone from Sarazen, Nelson and Hogan to the greatest players of today's generation. Kenny faced many adversities in his life and always found a way to win.More quotes »
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