Ken Venturi

Situation: 1964 U.S. Open Injury: Heatstroke, dehydration What happened: Back when the final two rounds of the U.S. Open were played on the same day, Venturi overcame dehydration and heatstroke in 100-degree temperature at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Venturi shot 66 and 70 to win the Open by four strokes. He played the final 18 despite being warned by a doctor that his condition could be fatal.
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