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Verplank's Nelson win has extra meaning

Updated: April 29, 2007, 8:24 PM ET
By Jason Sobel | ESPN.com

We could write about how winning the Byron Nelson Championship in the first year after the passing of "Mr. Nelson," as all the players refer to him, means more to Scott Verplank than it would have for any other player in the field. We could tell you all about Verplank's history at the tournament, the friendship and respect he developed for Nelson, the numerous close calls he has had at Las Colinas in recent years.

But we couldn't tell the story as well as Scott Verplank told it himself, through ...

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