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Column: Bill writes a new chapter in Haas family history at the Masters

If connections were all it took to make a splash at the Masters, Bill Haas would have contended long before now."We've had a bunch of family play here," said Haas, whose opening-round 68 catapulted him into the lead."A bunch," as it turns out, is hardly an exaggeration. Bill's father, Jay, played the tournament 22 times from 1976 to 2005. His uncles, Jerry Haas and Dillard Pruitt, made the field once and twice, respectively. His great uncle Bob Goalby won in 1968.But golf is not one of those enterprises where a dad simply hands over the keys with a pat on the back, says "good luck," and the business runs exactly the way it did before.It's easier to inherit size, strength and speed, apparently, than touch. Even casual fans can come up with the great father-son pairings in most other pro sports: Bobby and Barry Bonds (baseball); Archie and Peyton and Eli Manning (football); Rick and Scooter, Jon, Drew and Brent Barry (basketball); Bobby and Brett Hull (hockey); Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jun...

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