• Short Summary

    JACK NICKLAUS, THE UNITED STATES GOLFER, SHOT A RECORD 271 TO WIN THE COVETED MASTERS TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    JACK NICKLAUS, THE UNITED STATES GOLFER, SHOT A RECORD 271 TO WIN THE COVETED MASTERS TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY.HE WON BY NINE STROKES FROM ARCH-RIVALS ARNOLD PALMER AND GARY PLAYER.

    THE TOURNAMENT WAS PLAYED OVER 72 HOLES AT AUGUSTA, GEORGIA.PALMER, THE HOLDER, WENT INTO THE FINAL ROUND EIGHT STROKES BEHIND HIS FELLOW-AMERICAN, AND HIS TWO-UNDER-PAR 70 GAVE HIM AN AGGREGATE OF 280.

    PLAYER, THE SOUTH AFRICAN STAR, WAS IN A BETTER POSITION -- THOUGH STILL FIVE STROKES BEHIND NICKLAUS.BUT HE SLIPPED WITH A 73, TYING FOR SECOND WITH PALMER.

    NICKLAUS THRILLED THE 40,000 GALLERY WITH RECORD-BREAKING GOLF.HIS FANTASTIC 17-UNDER-PAR TOTAL OF 271 SMASHED BEN HOGAN'S RECORD OF 274.

    IT WAS THE SECOND TIME HE HAD WON THE TOURNAMENT -- THE OTHER BEING IN 1963.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6418D9NOPPCU6Y0GZ6NS8X38W
    Media URN:
    VLVA6418D9NOPPCU6Y0GZ6NS8X38W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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