• 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.

  • Description

    1.
    GV sign board of golf tournament
    2 ft

    2.
    Ben Arda (Phi) teeing off
    5 ft

    3.
    Onlookers
    6 ft

    4.
    Sukree Onsham (Thai) teeing off
    10 ft

    5.
    Sukree walking forward
    12 ft

    6.
    Graham Marsh (Aust) teeing off
    15 ft

    7.
    Graham walking forward
    17 ft

    8.
    Sadao Sakashita (Jpn) teeing off
    19 ft

    9.
    Flag (18 hole)
    20 ft

    10.
    Graham putt-in
    26 ft

    11.
    Spectators
    27 ft

    12.
    Sukree putt-in
    32 ft

    13.
    Hsu Sheng-san (Taiwan) putt-in
    36 ft

    14.
    TV cameraman
    37 ft

    15.
    Ben putt-in
    45 ft

    16.
    Ben Arda receiving the trophy
    49 ft



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    SPORT: GOLF

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2E89R8CSMA8Y5RVNID8S21B4G
    Media URN:
    VLVA2E89R8CSMA8Y5RVNID8S21B4G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including 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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