• Short Summary

    THE 12TH CANADA CUP GOLF MATCH OPENED IN HAWAII ON THURSDAY. TWO PLAYERS REPRESENTING 32?

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    THE 12TH CANADA CUP GOLF MATCH OPENED IN HAWAII ON THURSDAY. TWO PLAYERS REPRESENTING 32 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES TAKE PART IN THE CONTEST, THE PREMIER PROFESSIONAL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST OF ITS KIND IN THE WOLD. THE CANADA CUP LASTS FOUR DAYS, 72 HOLES.

    THE COURSE CHOSEN WAS THE ROYAL KAANAPALI ON MAUI ISLAND WHICH STRETCHES ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST, WITH THE HALEKALE MOUNTAINS FLANKING IT ON THE OTHER SIDE. TRADITIONALLY, THE AMERICANS OPEN THE TOURNAMENT WITH THE HOST NATION, SO ARNOLD PALMER AND JACK NICKLAUS PAIRED WITH HAWAII'S TED MAKELENA AND PAUL SCODELLER AND HIT OFF FROM THE FIRST TEE AT 9 O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING.

    IN WARM, FINE WEATHER A GOOD CROWD GATHERED TO WATCH THE SUPERLATIVE PLAY. MUCH WAS EXPECTED FROM THE COMPETITORS, EVER SINCE THE COURSE RECORD WAS SMASHED BY ARNOLD PALMER IN A PRELUDE ROUND WITH A 65. SLOW PLAY MARRED THE START. APART FROM PALMER, THE OPENING PLAYERS TOOK CONSIDERABLE PREPARATION OVER EVERY SHOT.

    AT THE END OF THE FIRST ROUND, SOUTH AFRICA REPRESENTED BY PLAYER AND HUTCHINSON, AND THE UNITED STATES WERE JOINT LEADERS WITH 138. ARGENTINA WAS THIRD WITH 140 AND HAWAII CAME FOURTH WITH 141. ARNOLD PALMER HEADED INDIVIDUAL SCORES IN THE COMPETITION WITH 66.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5EZEHUUIJ5U5IIOS5O5ODIIYD
    Media URN:
    VLVA5EZEHUUIJ5U5IIOS5O5ODIIYD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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