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The World of Golf


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A series in seven parts about the growth and development of golf. Introduced by Peter Alliss 6: The Modern Greats
In the late 50s a phenomenon called ARNOLD PALMER gatecrashed the golf scene. Charismatic, a crowd-puller, almost inevitably involved in drama, Palmer was the first of a new breed of millionaire superstars. During the next 20 years he was to be joined in golf's Valhalla by GARY PLAYER, LEE TREVINO , TOM WATSON and, towering above them all, JACK nicklaus. Is Nicklaus greater than Jones or Hogan? Who will be next to earn the title of ' all-time great' ?
Film editor JOCK CLARK
Producer GORDON MENZIES BBC Scotland


Introduced By: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Arnold Palmer
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Tom Watson
Producer: Gordon Menzies

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