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Bocce making a comeback with the 'in' crowd

Updated: October 15, 2010, 1:45 PM ET
By Sandra Harwitt

"I thought you had to be 70 to play this game."

That was the initial reaction of Scott Sommer, 31, who was having dinner at the Cheesecake Factory when he wandered over, infant son in his arms.

What he found on a grassy section of the Downtown at the Gardens mall in Palm Beach Gardens was bocce, a ball game named for the Italian word for bowling. And much to Sommer's surprise, his preconceived notion that bocce was strictly for seniors was dashed -- there wasn't ...

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