None of them profess to have a cure for the heartache and pain that cuts through the Quigley family, but all of them are proficient at providing that timeless and most priceless comfort aid.
So there was Gary Player greeting his longtime brothers in arms, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, to warm up an already sun-splashed morning at the Floridian Golf & Yacht Club. Cameras clicked, smiles flashed and hugs that were as genuine as the day was warm went all around.
But it was the laughter that filled the air that resonated.
"Look at his shoes," Player said, nudging Palmer while pointing to the pristine black shoes on Nicklaus' feet.
"Oh, my God," Palmer said. "Pretty fancy."
"You know why he's gone up in style?" Player asked. "He's getting paid finally to wear them. They're free."
Icons. Legends. Heroes. Call them what you like, but on this day, Palmer, Nicklaus, and Player were even more. They were deliverers of goodwill to a family that believes in miracles. They...