Heather Farr's Patio home is close enough to the Stonecreek Golf Club that on a desert evening when play is slow, she can sneak onto the course and get in a few holes. Just grab a couple of clubs and walk through the cool Phoenix air. On nights like that, around sunset, there is no gallery.
ROLE models: Farr-Kaye has fought her second battle against the deadly disease, continuing to draw strength from sister Heather, whose memory is honored below at Arizona State's Karsten Course. The Scots called her "The Wee One. She saw a cure just around the corner of every hospital hallway she walked, including the last one.
By: Golfweek Staff Writer October 16, pm. Lisa Ferrero had played in pro-ams before, helping to raise money for breast-cancer care and research. But this year, it was different.
Shelley Hamlin listened to her doctor deliver the result of her biopsy. When she heard the words " breast cancer ," her immediate reaction was terror. All my life, I'd always been so lucky.
Then came a call from the urologist while he was eating lunch with his girlfriend at the Buick Open, asking that Mayfair return immediately because something didn't look right. Only when he sat in his office and stared at the film did fear set in. The good news — stunning news, the more Mayfair thought about it — was getting out of his bed Tuesday morning and driving to Medinah Country Club for a practice round at the PGA Championship.
If there are women in your life you care about - your wife, mother, daughter, sister, girlfriend - then maybe you can forget about football for a few minutes this morning and think about Heather Farr. Better yet, send a couple of prayers. One for Heather Farr, who was in critical condition in an Arizona hospital Saturday night.
Jerry and Sharon Farr. Farr won three state high school championships while at the all-girls Xavier College Preparatoryand is a member of the National High School Sports Hall of Fame and the azcentral. Farr graduated from high school a year early in and was a top recruit with many scholarship offers.
Identification Farr couldn't provide. Go away for two years and things change. Farr was fumbling through her purse when three old friends surveyed the situation and vouched for Farr.
She was Farr had captured the hearts of athletes and fans alike during her four-year battle against cancer. Inhaving overcome breast cancer, tumors on the spine and one at the base of her skull, the optimistic Farr targeted as the year she would return to the LPGA Tour.