Golf Digest contributing editor Mark Soltau remembers the time he left during the middle of a Stanford football practice and accompanied Coach Bill Walsh to the nearby Stanford driving range. Walsh, who died Monday at age 75, needed a cure for the shanks, and Soltau was able to help.
A couple of years later, Walsh developed a lasting bond with Tiger Woods.
Read Soltau's memories, "The football genius who's crazy for golf".
(Photo: Gary Newkirk)**