Greg Norman says he's being pushed out of the Hobe Sound Medalist Golf Club he founded

The Medalist Golf Club, in Hobe Sound. (ALEX BOERNER/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS)

The Medalist Golf Club, in Hobe Sound. (ALEX BOERNER/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS)

Greg Norman tees off of the 9th hole during the first round of the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.

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Greg Norman tees off of the 9th hole during the first round of the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.

HOBE SOUND — Greg Norman said it “brought a tear to my eye” when recent Masters champion and countryman Adam Scott credited Norman for helping him become the first Australian to win the green jacket.

“It was almost like having my son win the Masters,” said Norman, who famously and heartbreakingly came oh so close to winning the Masters so many times.

But Norman, nicknamed “The Great White Shark,” has had some vastly different emotions during the last 12 months when it comes to something as dear to his heart — the Medalist Golf Club he helped found in Hobe Sound and codesigned with legendary architect Pete Dye in 1995.

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