ORLANDO, Fla. – Arnold Palmer proudly reported that 13,000 babies were born at the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies last year.
“That was a record,” he said.
Moments later, D.A. Points, winner of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, walked into the media center and reported that his daughter was one of those births last year and that his 10-year-old nephew, Carson Chorney, is cancer free because of treatment received at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
The Palmer hospitals are beneficiaries of the tournament..
“He had a grapefruit size tumor in his abdomen,” Points said of his nephew. “He’s a brave, brave little boy.”
Points said he’s hoping Carson will watch him play this week.
'I've been trying to convince my sister to get him to come out,' Points said.