Alzheimer’s di­ag­no­sis re­vealed

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For­mer Bri­tish golfer and TV golf an­a­lyst Peter Ooster­huis has early on­set Alzheimer’s dis­ease. In Jan­uary the 67-year-old an­nounced he was step­ping away from tele­vi­sion work.

Ooster­huis’ wife Roothie ex­plained why the cou­ple de­layed an­nounc­ing the di­ag­no­sis for sev­eral months.

“It gave us a chance to say good­bye to ev­ery­body in a beau­ti­ful way. It took a while to come back to our­selves... now, even though we don’t like the cards we were dealt, we are ready to play them. ”

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