Darren Clarke's Open Destiny

Darren Clarke's Open Destiny - Monday 8 August, 2305 BST, BBC One. (Not available online or on BBC iPlayer)

Darren Clarke celebrates winning the Open Championship

When Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke won his first major by lifting the Open in July he reflected on his 20-year quest to lift golf's top prize while putting the achievement firmly into perspective.

"I've been writing this speech for 20 years now and it's been a long bumpy road," said Clarke, who lost his wife Heather to cancer in 2006 and used his acceptance speech to praise her memory.

Clarke's victory also came at a point when many felt his chances of winning one of golf's big four tournaments had gone. Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy had won the last two US Opens but few expected Clarke, at 42 years old, to become a third major winner from the country in little over a year.

In a special BBC documentary, Stephen Watson is given with unprecedented access to tell the story of how Darren fulfilled his destiny.

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