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Topic - Tony Jacklin
Some of the most significant moments in recent history of the British Open at Muirfield have come on the 17th hole.
Ever since Greg Norman's final-round implosion allowed Nick Faldo win the Masters in 1996, a generation of fine English talent has come up short in golf's four major championships.
The Ryder Cup is so hotly contested that even its humble beginning is the subject of debate.
As Lee Westwood and Luke Donald were coming toward the end of their practice round on what had been another awful day of English weather, a strange thing happened.
Tony Jacklin chuckled when someone mentioned he was making a comeback.
"It knocked the stuff out of me as far as major championships went," said Jacklin, who never contended in another one.
"He's a good guy and he's good for the game and he hopefully will open the door for more British players to give us some of the same."