29 Jun '15, 3pm

Thoughts and prayers to @oostygolf and his family. #AlzheimersAwareness

Peter Oosterhuis, a former PGA Tour player and broadcaster, has disclosed that he has Alzheimer's disease. Oosterhuis, 67, an Englishman, made the public announcement in May with his wife, Roothie, at an event for the Nantz National Alzheimer Center, which broadcaster Jim Nantz founded at Houston Methodist Neurological Institute as a tribute to his late father, who suffered from the disease. Video of the announcement was released Monday by Golf World. "It's a horrible disease. It not only affects Peter. It affects me; it affects our children; it affects our grandchildren; it affects our friends," Roothie Oosterhuis said at the event. "It took nine months for us to accept the fact that Peter has this. He is, as always, elegant and amazing in standing up to the situation." The six-time European Ryder Cup player worked as a golf analyst for BBC, CBS Sports and Golf Channel, b...

Full article: http://golfweek.com/news/2015/jun/29/peter-oosterhuis-alz...

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