News & ToursApril 16, 2010

Reid looks forward to partnering Ken Green

LUTZ, Fla. -- Mike Reid and Ken Green teamed up to finish T-25 in a 31-field team at last year's Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. According to Reid, the bottom line for the two golfers in the 2010 event next week in Savannah, Ga., won't be their scores. It will be Green's first Champions Tour appearance since having to have his lower right leg amputated after a horrible RV accident last summer.

"[Green] texted me about six weeks ago and said he was playing to a 5 handicap and didn't want to hold me back," Reid said Friday at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. "I said, 'Look, it's more about the fellowship than the championship. It's going to be great for both of us. It's golf. We're going to hit some good ones, and we're going to hit some bad ones, but we're going to have a great time together.

"I haven't heard anything from him in the last week or so, but that's what I'm looking forward to next week. I think it'll be therapeutic for him. It might even be the story of the tournament. Talk about attitude ... he's on a mission, unlike the Ken Green that we've known before. I think it's inspirational, and people need to know that. I'm looking forward to it."

-- Bill Fields

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