More than 100 of the world’s best professional golfers are expected at the FedEx St. Jude Championship in Memphis this August. Among those following the action on the course will be first-year college student Cross, a St. Jude cancer survivor who developed a love for golf during his treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital two-time cancer survivor Cross accepted a golf scholarship that will allow him to pursue his passion of one day becoming an orthopedic surgeon helping children undergoing cancer treatment. (Photo: ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)
He will be attending Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, this fall on a golf scholarship. Cross’s love for golf is on par with his passion of one day becoming an orthopedic surgeon helping children undergoing cancer treatment.
“Because of my diagnoses, I know what they’re feeling,” said Cross. “I know it’s a scary time for them. …