Ken Venturi, U.S. Open Champion And CBS Analyst, Dies Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.
Golf News and Notes: June 14, 2011Notes from the world of golf. The Blue Course at Congressional, home to this year's U.S. Open, doesn't make it easy on players. Ken Venturi thinks back to his U.S. Open win at Congressional in 1964.