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Ron Green Jr.

When it became clear a career as an orthopedic surgeon wasn't going to happen due to academic realities, I followed my father into the newspaper business where I spent more than 30 years as a sports writer, most of them with the Charlotte Observer, before joining Global Golf Post. I've written extensively about everyone from Michael Jordan to Dale Earnhardt to Tiger Woods and golf has always been my favorite subject because of the people, the places and the passion.

Fun Fact: The first golf tournament I saw in person was the last PGA Tour event Sam Snead won -- the 1965 Greater Greensboro Open.

Handicap: 7

Favorite Courses: Favorite I've played: Augusta National. Course I most want to play: Shinnecock Hills.

Twitter: @rongreenjr

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NEWS: Donald Withdraws From RSM Classic After Overnight Chest Pain

Luke Donald via his Instagram account (@lukedonald) at the hospital after withdrawing from the RSM Classic.

Luke Donald withdrew from the RSM Classic before the first round when chest pains that began on Wednesday evening became worse overnight. Donald spent most of Thursday at a hospital in Brunswick, Ga., getting his heart checked and receiving encouraging news from doctors. Here’s what the 39-year-old former world No….

QUICK TAKE: Champ Embarks On Pro Career In Mexico

Long-hitting Cameron Champ is set to make his professional debut this week in Mexico. (Photo Credit: USGA)

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NEWS: ‘Shark Experience’ Aims To Integrate Golf And Entertainment

The "Shark Experience" plans to change the way golfers enjoy a round of golf.

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NEWS: Tiger Announces His Return

Jan 26, 2017; La Jolla, CA, USA; Tiger Woods tees off the 5th hole during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course. Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez, USA TODAY Sports.

Enough with the teasing videos. It’s almost time for the real thing. With Tiger Woods’ announcement Monday afternoon that he will return to competitive golf in approximately one month at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, Woods did what he’s done so many times before – changed the conversation….

QUICK TAKE: No Reason To Hurry, Tiger

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods has been posting videos of himself making full golf swings, leading to speculation about his return.

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