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Legendary Maine Golfer passes away 

ONE OF MAINE’S GREATEST GOLFERS HAS DIED.

JIM VENOWHO LIVED IN OLD ORCHARD BEACH, SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK…

HE WAS ONE OF ONLY FOUR GOLFERS TO HAVE WON BOTH THE MAINE AMATEUR AND THE MAINE OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENTS…

HE IS THE ONLY GOLFER TO HAVE WON THE MAINE AMATEUR, THE MAINE OPEN AND THE MAINE SCHOOLBOY TITLE IN THE SAME YEAR— THAT WAS IN 19-62…

VENO GREW UP IN ORONO…

HE WON THE MAINE SCHOOLBOY CHAMPIONSHIP FIVE TIMES, THE FIRST AS AN EIGHTH-GRADER…

JIM VENO WAS 64…