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    JACK NICKLAUS, TOP GOLFER IN THE UNITED STATES, AND TONY JACKLIN OF BRITAIN HAVE FAILED TO FINISH IN THE FIRST THREE IN THE U.

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    JACK NICKLAUS, TOP GOLFER IN THE UNITED STATES, AND TONY JACKLIN OF BRITAIN HAVE FAILED TO FINISH IN THE FIRST THREE IN THE U.S. MASTERS TOURNAMENT IN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA.

    NICKLAUS, WHO HAS WON THE MASTERS THREE TIMES PREVIOUSLY, COULD FINISH NO BETTER THAN FIFTH THIS . THE "GOLDEN BEAR" HAD A FOUR ROUND TOTAL OF 281, FOUR STROKES BEHIND THE WINNER, BOB GOALDY OF THE UNITED STATES. NICKLAUS BLAZED HOME WITH A FIVE UNDER PAR 67 IN THE LAST ROUND TO ADD TO HIS PREVIOUS ROUNDS OF 69 - 71 - 74. THE BIG AMERICAN LOST HIS CHANCE OF TAKING THE TITLE WITH HIS TWO OVER PAR 74 IN THE THIRD ROUND.

    TONY JACKLIN, A CONSISTENT MONEY WINNER ON THIS YEAR'S U.S. CIRCUIT, FINISHED ON 288 COMPRISING ROUNDS OF 69 - 75 - 74 - 72. THE YOUNG BRITISH GOLFER - CONSIDERED AS HIS COUNTRY'S BEST PROFESSIONAL PROSPECT FOR MANY YEARS - FOUND THE PRESSURE OF THE MASTERS TOO MUCH. HIS FIRST ROUND 69 PUT HIM WITH THE LEADERS BUT THE FADED AFTER THAT. HE HAD TROUBLE ON THE GREENS AND WAS NOT CONSISTENT. HE CARDED AN EVER PAR 72 IN THE LAST ROUND TO FINISH IN THE TOP 20 PLACINGS FOR THE TOURNAMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQT4ZK5MH5AMWXW1MPMLJG0LV
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQT4ZK5MH5AMWXW1MPMLJG0LV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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