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The football genius who's crazy for golf

Updated: March 8, 2007, 9:35 AM ET
By Mark Soltau | GolfDigest.com

Bill Walsh earned the nickname "Genius" for his innovative West Coast offenses while coaching the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowl titles in the 1980s. His success led to induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.

While football was his life, Walsh developed a passion for golf. He owns a home on the Monterey Peninsula in California and loves playing.

"Anybody who has seen golf -- it's the most skilled or athletic sports event," he said. "There is the incredibly challenging ...

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