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    THREE AMERICANS - BILLY CASPER, JACK NICKLAUS AND ARNOLD PALMER - AND ONE SOUTH AFRICAN - GARY PLAYER - TODAY ENTERED THE SEMI-FINALS OF THE PICCADILLY WORLD MATCH-PLAY GOLF TOURNAMENT BEING PLAYED AT THE WENTWORTH COURSE IN SURREY.

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    THREE AMERICANS - BILLY CASPER, JACK NICKLAUS AND ARNOLD PALMER - AND ONE SOUTH AFRICAN - GARY PLAYER - TODAY ENTERED THE SEMI-FINALS OF THE PICCADILLY WORLD MATCH-PLAY GOLF TOURNAMENT BEING PLAYED AT THE WENTWORTH COURSE IN SURREY.

    JACK NICKLAUS, WHO WON THE BRITISH OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT AT MUIRFIELD. AND ONCE AGAIN, NICKLAUS CAME OUT ON TOP, THIS TIME BY THE BIG MARGIN OF 6 AND 5.

    THE HARDEST-FOUGHT MATCH OF THE DAY WAS THAT BETWEEN GARY PLAYER OF SOUTH AFRICA AND NEIL COLES OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE MATCH WENT TO THE 36TH HOLE, WHERE COLES MISSED A PUTT BY INCHES: THE HOLE WAS HALVED AND PLAYER WON, ONE UP.

    THE ARGENTINIAN GOLFER, ROBERTO DE VICENZO, WAS NO MATCH FOR ARNOLD PALMER, WHO WON 10 AND 8.

    IN THE FOURTH MATCH, PERTER THOMSON, THE AUSTRALIAN AND FIVE-TIMES WINNER OF THE BRITISH OPEN TITLE, WAS BEATEN 3 AND 2 BY THIS YEAR'S AMERICAN OPEN CHAMPION, BILLY CASPER.

    IN TOMORROW'S SEMI-FINALS, ARNOLD PALMER PLAYS GARY PLAYER AND BILLY CASPER PLAYS JACK NICKLAUS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA42A74UCY1OMI0A1ZW45VUR0RJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA42A74UCY1OMI0A1ZW45VUR0RJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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