• Short Summary

    In Bangkok, Filipino Ben Arda on Sunday (March 7) shot a three-under-per 69 a four-day total of 270 to win the Thailand Open Golf Championships by four strokes.

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    In Bangkok, Filipino Ben Arda on Sunday (March 7) shot a three-under-per 69 a four-day total of 270 to win the Thailand Open Golf Championships by four strokes.

    Thailand's Sukree Onsham marched Arda's final round 69 and ended on 274 for second place. Third was Taiwan's Hsu Sheng-san on 277. Hsu fired a four-under-par 68 on the 6,909-yard par 72 Navathanee Course.

    Australia's Graham Marsh, even with Hsu for third position after three rounds, carded a 71 to share fourth place with Japan's Sadao Sakashita on 280.

    Arda, shot back-to-back birdies on the fifth and sixth and another on the ninth on the way out and played the back nine in regulation figures.

    Driving down the middle with confidence and hitting the greens with precision approach shots, Arda's birdie putts ranged from two to 10 feet.

    Arda who pocketed US 21,500 dollars for the victory and took the Thai Open title to the Philippines for the first time since its inauguration in 1965.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2E89R8CSMA8Y5RVNID8S21B4G
    Media URN:
    VLVA2E89R8CSMA8Y5RVNID8S21B4G
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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