Articles pouring in about Sept.28 Benefit Pro-AM

Having trouble keeping track of all them! Do a Google on “Ken Green” (plus, click ADVANCED and set to “Last 24 Hours”), and you’ll see what I mean)…

9-29-09, “Green in Spotlight on Home Turf in Danbury”
By Melissa Bruen, Danbury News-Times
http://www.newstimes.com/ci_13439493

9-29-09 9:34am “Group Photograph Captured Ken Green’s Day”
By Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant “On The Tee”
There were so many memories from the Ken Green benefit tournament Monday at Ridgewood Country Club. The one that symbolized everything was the 21 pros and television personalities posing for a group photograph before play started. Green was in the middle of the shot. The caring support was clear for Green, as he comes back from that horrific RV accident. Those in the photograph with Green were: Mark Calcavecchia, Michael Allen, Fred Funk, Greg Kraft, Phil Blackmar, Ronnie Black, Andy Bean, Fred Funk, Simpson, Blaine McCallister, Mike Reid, Brad Bryant, Scott Simpson, Mike Goodes, Bill Britton, Russ Cochran, Gilder, Chip Beck, Bob Tway, Mike Hulbert, Peter Kostis and David Feherty.
http://blogs.courant.com/chip_shots/2009/09/group-photograph-captured-ken.html

9-29-09 “SURVIVAL AND COMEBACK – Rising Above The Pain – Ken Green’s Survival And Comeback Inspire Golfers At Danbury Tournament”
“I’m not going to quit.  If I don’t do it, it’s not because I didn’t try.” – KEN GREEN.
By Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant, Front Page!
DANBURY – Ken Green says he has constant pain, especially in his right leg… Green will take another step in his emotional healing today; he’s scheduled to fly to Texas to pick up a German shepherd puppy. After that, he’ll pick up the golf clubs again.  Green, wearing his signature green hat, had a goal written on one side: “The Greatest Comeback Ever.”…
http://www.courant.com/sports/golf/hc-kengreen0929.artsep29,0,6637737.story

9-28-09 4:30pm “Big Day for Ken Green”
By Chris Elsberry, Sports Writer for CT-Post
Great article! Interviews with David Feherty, Fred Funk, Peter Kostis, Mark Calcavecchia, and Ken Green…
… In all, 20 players from the PGA & Champions Tour came out to support Green, including his good friend Mark Calcevecchia.  Along with Calc were Michael Allen, Greg Kraft, Phil Blackmar, Ronnie Black, Andy Bean, Fred Funk, Tim Simpson, Blaine McCallister, Mike Reid, Brad Bryant, Mike Goodes, Bill Britton, Russ Cochran, Bob Gilder, Chip beck, Bob Tway and Mike Hulbert. CBS TV golf announcers David Feherty and Peter Kostis were also on hand.  I am writing a column for Tuesday’s Connecticut Post but here’s all the extra stuff that I didn’t use. Enjoy…
http://blog.ctnews.com/elsberry/2009/09/28/big-day-for-ken-green

9-28-09 7:23pm “Friends Support Ken Green at Golf Tournament”
By Chris Elsberry, CT-Post
http://www.connpost.com/sports/ci_13439566

9-28-09 4:52pm “Green Receives Plenty of Support at Benefit Tournament”
By Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant “On The Tee”
The message on the side of all those green “K G” hats Monday at Ridgewood Country Club in Danbury is Ken Green’s goal:  To achieve “The Greatest Comeback Ever.” He and the more than 100 pros and amateurs at The Friends of Ken Green Benefit Golf Tournament are convinced he can to it…   “The outpouring of sympathy, love and kindness whatever words you can use; I can’ t tell you how many times I’ve cried from the cards I’ve received,” Green said. “It’s all really touching.”
http://blogs.courant.com/chip_shots/2009/09/ken-green-receives-plenty-of-s.html

9-28-09 1:39pm “Ken Green Hitting Balls, Says He Won’t Let Loss of Leg Keep Him Off Champions Tour”
By Pat Eaton-Robb, AP Writer
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Ken Green says he’s not going to let losing a leg keep him off the Champions Tour…
http://www.courant.com/sports/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-glf-green-comeback,0,2818550.story

9-28-09 12:07pm “Ken Green Gives Thanks For Benefit Tournament”
By Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant “On The Tee”
DANBURY – Many peers, friends and fans of Ken Green came to Ridgewood Country Club Monday.
“Nothing could have kept me away; nothing,” PGA Tour and Champions Tour member Fred Funk said. All took part in The Friends of Ken Green Benefit Tournament…
http://blogs.courant.com/chip_shots/2009/09/ken-green.html
First 10 Pics:
http://www.courant.com/sports/golf/hc-ken-green-pictures,0,3671510.photogallery

9-27-09 “Lots of Emotions In Store For Ken Green Tournament”
By Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant “On The Tee”
…Some people will cry; some will laugh, but all there want nothing more than to support Green’s rehab back. That can come from many areas, such as donations, some kind words or a hug…
http://blogs.courant.com/chip_shots/2009/09/lots-of-emotions-in-store-for.html

9-25-09 “Ken Green Comes Home to Danbury for Benefit Golf Tourney”
By Brian Koonz, Danbury Times-News
…A lifetime later, the best golfer ever to swing a club in Danbury still wipes childhood memories from his eyes.  “I wasn’t sure about coming back here,” Green said Wednesday, nearly four months after the RV accident in Mississippi that took his brother, his girlfriend, his dog and his lower right leg.  “I went to see the house I grew up in the other day, and I just kind of sat there,” Green said. “We never had any grass in our backyard because all the kids wore it out playing sports. It was a little hard going back. It was eerie and teary at the same time.”  After years of playing in benefit golf tournaments to help others in Danbury, Ken Green finds himself on the other side of the check presentation this time…
http://www.newstimes.com/ci_13413413

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