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  1. Better than Duel in the Sun?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Sky Sports

    ... out on their own, it was quite spectacular, and you could see the chemistry between them. Former Open champion Tony Jacklin explains what it felt like winning the Claret Jug at Royal Lytham and St Annes in 1969 "It was wonderful golf in very, very ...


  2. Troon duel an example to rest of sport - JacklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 |

    Tony Jacklin won two majors and is Europe's most decorated Ryder Cup captain but he says he has never seen anything like the battle royal between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at the 145th British Open. Stenson and Mickelson traded birdie blow after birdie blow in a remarkable final-round slugfest at Royal Troon on Sunday before the 40-year-old Swede emerged victorious over the 46-year-old American.


  3. Golf: Troon duel an example to rest of sport, says JacklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Times of Oman

    ... Mickelson of the U.S. and Sweden's Henrik Stenson on the eighth green during the final round. - Reuters Troon: Tony Jacklin won two majors and is Europe's most decorated Ryder Cup captain but he says he has never seen anything like the battle royal ...


  4. Bruce's Open historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Sky Sports

    ... following year before defending his title in impressive fashion in 1962. That began an era of US supremacy with Tony Jacklin's win at Lytham in 1969 the first by a Brit in 18 years and it would be another 16 before the next. By this time, Jack ...


  5. Jack Nicklaus' 1970 Open victory voted the best ever finishRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 |

    Jack Nicklaus's victory over Doug Sanders by a single stroke in their mammoth 18-hole play-off at St Andrews in 1970 has been chosen as The Open's all-time Greatest Finish in a worldwide poll. The legendary moment of sporting history was voted top by member of the public after an international poll of leading golf experts and commentators including golfers Justin Rose and Tony Jacklin, with Royal & Ancient chief executive Martin Slumbers, presented a shortlist of ten.


  6. My Open Story: Tony JacklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Sky Sports

    Former Open champion Tony Jacklin explains what it felt like winning the Claret Jug at Royal Lytham and St Annes in 1969 How many Englishman have won The Open, in England, since the Second World War? The answer is surprising ... one - Tony Jacklin's two-shot win at Royal Lytham in 1969. Jacklin fulfulled his rich promise on the biggest stage of all in his seventh appearance in the tournament, upstaging the likes of five-time winner Peter Thomson, Jack Nicklaus and defending champion Gary Player to claim his maiden major title.


  7. Justin Rose has enjoyed extensive preparation for the Open Championship at Royal TroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | York Press

    ... Cup star arrived early and left with the trophy after becoming the first English winner of the US Open since Tony Jacklin in 1970. " I felt that if I went back home, it's very easy to get caught up in seeing people and getting distracted and not ...


  8. Zach Johnson celebrates winning the British Open at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Golfweek

    ... a chalkboard, a crime punishable by having to write it correctly 100 times. But to hear 1969 Open champion Tony Jacklin tell it, this hard-core sensitivity is more of a recent phenomenon. "In my day, you could call it the British Open and you ...


  9. Belbroughton golfer Rob Aldred wins place at British Par Three ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 |

    PGA trainee professional Aldred, who is a member at Ross Golf Club and joined head professional Tim Hall's School of Golf team in 2014, will take on the event. This will be the National Championship's 83rd year and the event is steeped in history and will again be hosted by Tony Jacklin CBE, where Aldred will join 300 plus players in the four days Sky TV televised event, which includes two celebrity days and two days for the professionals to compete for prize-monies totalling a 150,000 with a 50,000 picked up by the winner.


  10. When Jack Nicklaus showed his ultimate sign of respect to Bobby JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Golf World

    ... which includes Peter Alliss, Judy Bell, Peggy Kirk Bell, Michael Bonallack, George H.W. Bush, Sean Connery, Tony Jacklin, Barbara Nicklaus, Andy North, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Judy Rankin and Tom Watson.) The Captain's Club could have had a ...


  11. 7 Secrets Of The Savoy HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Londonist

    ... to boast that he'd hit a ball off of the roof of the Savoy and right across the Thames. In 1970, fellow golfer Tony Jacklin put the claim to the test: In 1989, specialist rose grower Harkness created the Savoy Hotel rose to mark the hotel's ...


  12. Straight down the middleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... him on the leaderboard were players including Johnny Miller, Jack Nicklaus, TLee Trevino, Gary Player and Tony Jacklin. It must have been great to have been a spectator then. Gary Player recovered from a poor start, and he told The Herald's Ian ...


  13. Christy O'Connor - a tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 |

    ... The 25,000 cheque he pocketed that day was more than the Masters champion Billy Casper or the US Open Champion Tony Jacklin earned for their triumphs that year and nearly five times the amount that Jack Nicklaus received for his famous win over Doug ...


  14. World Golf Hall of Fame welcomes fans headed to TPCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... winning 25-foot bomb at the 1996 Presidents Cup or make the 3-footer Jack Nicklaus conceded to England's Tony Jacklin for a tie at the 1969 Ryder Cup . Golf clubs on exhibit date to the late 18th century. A well-struck shot by a top player might ...


  15. Golf: Prize money boost for the Farmfoods British Par 3 ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | IcWolverhampton

    ... for the ninth successive year by two-time Major winner and the most successful Ryder Cup captain of all-time, Tony Jacklin CBE. "I've had a long association with the Championship and it's been a pleasure to see it grow in size and stature," said ...


  16. Nine-hole format could provide shot in the arm game needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... the game, the prize fund for the Farmfoods British Par-3 Championship at Nailcote Hall, Warwickshire, hosted by Tony Jacklin from July 26-29, has risen by 20 percent to a record 150,000 euros ($169,170). "I'm really pleased to see the R&A taking the ...


  17. What I learned about my new best buds Rickie, Jordan, Justin and Smylie by following them on SnapchatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Golf World

    ... spring-break breakdown Fowler has been sending out from his rickiefowler15 account. I am reminded of the old Tony Jacklin quote about why the European teams he captained were always winning Ryder Cups: "In Europe, you will see eight or 10 guys at a ...


  18. Top stats to know: Danny Willett a surprise championRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | ESPN

    ... won in 1989, 1990 and 1996). He's the fourth English winner of a major in the past 50 years along with Faldo, Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Willett had four previous European Tour wins, but had never finished better than tied for sixth at a major ...


  19. Leicester plans to honour its Premier League title-chasing stars... ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Leicester mayor plans to honour city's stars should they win the Premier League title... by renaming region's roads after them Motorists in Leicester may have to learn to navigate an entirely new series of road names this summer after the city's mayor unveiled plans to honour the region's Premier League title-chasing football team. Locals could find themselves commuting along Mahrez Mews and Vardy Vale, following Sir Peter Soulsby's revelations that the Foxes' squad members will get the same treatment as Gary Lineker and golfing greats Lee Trevino and Tony Jacklin in having streets named after them - should they end the season top of the table.


  20. Harig: Potential U.S. Ryder Cuppers bend Nicklaus' earRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | ESPN

    ... Cups and was on the winning side five times, with a tie in 1969 -- one where he conceded a putt to England's Tony Jacklin that assured the outcome and still left Nicklaus being remembered for his sportsmanship. The Golden Bear also captained two ...