• Short Summary

    Billy Casper won the Western Open Golf Championship near Chicago, USA on Sunday (1 July) for the fourth time, overtaking Australia's Bruce Crampton in the final round.

  • Description

    Billy Casper won the Western Open Golf Championship near Chicago, USA on Sunday (1 July) for the fourth time, overtaking Australia's Bruce Crampton in the final round.

    Casper returned a two-under-per 69 for a 12-under-per total of 272 at the Midlothian Country Club. It was his first tournament win since 1971, and it earned him prize money of 35-thousand dollars (approx. GBP 15,000 sterling).

    Finishing one shot behind him were Hale Irwin, also with a 69, and Larry Hinson, with a 67.

    In the bid for his fifth victory this year, Crampton faltered to a two-over-per 73, and a tie for fourth place with J.C. Snead and Hubert Green, on 274.

    The victory for Billy Casper pushes up his total winnings to 377-thousand dollars (approx. GBP 138-thousand sterling).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA50S0QYLN6ZJJOGSAO0UA4T9Y8
    Media URN:
    VLVA50S0QYLN6ZJJOGSAO0UA4T9Y8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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