• Short Summary

    AFTER LEADING 4-2 AT ONE STAGE, THE UNITED STATES SLIPPED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE RYDER CUP WITH BRITAIN TODAY (THURSDAY) AND SHARED THE FOURSOMES WITH FOUR WINS EACH.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PALMER DRIVES AT 7TH
    0.04

    2.
    LV CROWD FOLLOW GAME
    0.10

    3.
    SV WILL, IRON SHOT AT 8TH
    0.16

    4.
    SV MRS. PALMER AND MRS. MARR FOLLOW GAME
    0.19

    5.
    SV MARR ON THE 9TH FAIR-WAY
    0.27

    6.
    SV PALMER PUTTS
    0.37

    7.
    SV ONLOOKERS
    0.39

    8.
    SV PALMER HOLES
    0.46

    9.
    LV END OF GAME, PALMER AND MARR LEAVE GREEN AMID APPLAUSE
    0.56



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    SPORT: GOLF

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    Background: AFTER LEADING 4-2 AT ONE STAGE, THE UNITED STATES SLIPPED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE RYDER CUP WITH BRITAIN TODAY (THURSDAY) AND SHARED THE FOURSOMES WITH FOUR WINS EACH.

    TODAY'S (THURSDAY) TWO SERIES OF FOURSOMES OVER THE TESTING 7,037 YARD (6435 M) ROYAL BIRKDALE COURSE WERE MARKED BY CONSTANTLY CHANGING FORTUNES. AMERICANS ARNOLD PALMER AND DAVE MARR CRASHED TO A SHOCK 6-5 DEFEAT AT THE HANDS OF DAVE THOMAS AND GEORGE WILL IN THE MORNING, THEN THEY WENT ON TO GAIN REVENGE BY A SIMILAR SCORE IN THE AFTERNOON. PALMER AND MARR COVERED THE FIRST NINE HOLES IN 30 STROKES AND WERE SEVEN UNDER PARR WHEN THEY CLINCHED THE MATCH AT THE 13TH.

    PETER ALLISS AND IRISHMAN CHRISTY O'CONNOR DID BEST FOR BRITAIN, WINNING BOTH THEIR MATCHES. THEY SCORED 5-4 OVER KEN VENTURI AND DON JANUARY IN THE OPENING SERIES AND THEN BEAT BILLY CASPER AND GENE LITTLER 2-1.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2I2494AD1D9D8KA8C1Z1XTLZI
    Media URN:
    VLVA2I2494AD1D9D8KA8C1Z1XTLZI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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