is competing this week in the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf tournament on the Champions Tour. Last June he was involved in a car accident that killed his brother and his longtime girlfriend. It also led to the amputation of his right leg below the knee.
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Before his accident, Green was starting to recapture the form that made him a five-time PGA Tour winner and former U.S. Ryder Cup team member.
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Green had been rising in the rankings after turning 50 and becoming eligible for the Champions Tour.
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To prepare for this week, Green entered a mini-tour event near his Florida home, but withdrew because of pain -- which he says never goes away.
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Green has also battled through clinical depression and financial bankruptcy to make his return to the tour.