Plane Crash

  • Lema's five-stroke British Open victory in 1964 hinted that "Champagne Tony" was ready to take his career to new heights. (Getty Images)
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    July 8, 2014

    What Might Have Been

    The plane crash that took the life of Tony Lema in 1966 makes the memory of his greatest golf triumph -- a British Open victory 50 years ago at St. Andrews -- all the more bittersweet.
  • "We'll be together again," says Joe Massaro of his three friends.
    February 13, 2008

    A weekly foursome that ended too soon

    Four buddies shared a passion for golf. A tragic plane crash took three of them