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Jacklin, Britain's brilliant winner of the 1970 US Open, and Palmer, greatest personality of modern golf, are both even with par after playing six of the best 18 holes on Britain's classic seaside links.

Tonight our film cameras cover the next six...
The 1st at Hoylake: 'The most uninviting first hole in Europe'... 'The most claustrophobic opening hole in golf'... comments about a hole where one false move means out-of-bounds.
The 'Island' at Carnoustie: 458 yards, par 4. Where Open Championships have been lost... where the Barry Burn curls and coils across the fairway.
The Long Hole in at St Andrews: 660 yards, par 5. Hole of 'The Beardies,' 'the Elysian Fields,' and 'Hell Bunker'... and the most dangerous drive in golf.
The 'Dowie' at Hoylake: 193 yards, par 3. Controversial! ... a few yards from the flag and you're out-of-bounds.
The 'Barry Burn' at Carnoustie: 243 yards, par 3. 'Wind... bunkers... slopes... hollows... we've now proved it impossible!' says Henry Longhurst.
The 9th at Muirfield: 495 yards, par 5. Perpetually against the wind and out-of-bounds over the wall...' The most difficult I've played,' said Gary Player.

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Contributors

Golfer:
Tony Jacklin
Golfer:
Arnold Palmer
Commentator:
Henry Longhurst
Producer:
Phil Pilley

Gordon Wilkins covers the motoring news of the week.
What does the New Year have in store for Britain's seventeen million motorists? More new cars, higher running costs, more motorways, better motor sport?
Maxwell Boyd, Michael Frostick, Barrie Gill, Judith Jackson and Murray Walker look back at another crowded year at the wheel, and say what they look forward to most in the world of motoring in 1971.
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Contributors

Presenter:
Gordon Wilkins
Reporter:
Maxwell Boyd
Reporter:
Michael Frostick
Reporter:
Barrie Gill
Reporter:
Judith Jackson
Reporter:
Murray Walker
Director:
Tony Salmon
Director:
Chris Berry
Producer:
John Mills
Editor:
Brian Robins

Starring Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March
with Marisa Pavan, Lee J. Cobb

A new series of films featuring the great stars of Hollywood's golden era.
Although Tom Rath is seemingly content with the security of a safe job he is still trying, ten years after World War II, to adjust himself to life.
The stars give powerful performances in this adaptation of the best-selling novel about the pursuit of money at the expense of domestic happiness.

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Contributors

Screenplay/Director:
Nunnally Johnson
From the novel by:
Sloan Wilson
Producer:
Darryl F. Zanuck
Tom Rath:
Gregory Peck
Betsy:
Jennifer Jones
Hopkins:
Fredric March
Maria:
Marisa Pavan
Judge Bernstein:
Lee J. Cobb
Mrs Hopkins:
Ann Harding

BBC Two England

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