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Bill Fields

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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.

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Pinehurst Postscript

The USGA's two-week stay in North Carolina exceeded expectations, with Martin Kaymer, Michelle Wie and -- in particular -- the No. 2 course leaving lasting impressions

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A 30th trip to the U.S. Open

Golf World's Bill Fields has seen much since covering his first national championship in 1985. His memories include the obvious and the offbeat

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The Man Who Helped Me Fall For Golf

Jesse Nelson was an unassuming shop operator at a small North Carolina golf course, but the impact he had on this golfer's life was powerful.

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Rivalries In The Making?

Regular showdowns between top players are rare in golf, but with several young stars on the rise, the LPGA Tour is positioned nicely to see one or more come to fruition.

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Why This Bubba Is Different

This time around, Bubba Watson seems better equipped to handle the demands of being a Masters champion

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An Hour at Augusta's Third Hole

The short par 4 is one of the most underrated, yet charming, holes at Augusta National. Its subtlety gives it its character.

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