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Green's leg amputated after accident

Updated: June 15, 2009, 5:07 PM ET
Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. -- Champions Tour golfer Ken Green's lower right leg was amputated Monday following a recreational vehicle accident last week in which his brother and girlfriend died.

He was under sedation and in good condition after the three-hour operation at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Green's agent and close friend Kevin Richardson said.

"He's safe and he tolerated it well," Richardson told The Associated Press. He added that Green hopes to play competitive golf again.

Richardson ...

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