• Short Summary

    Rio is presently being visited by numerous golf fans from several parts of the world, including by famous Australian golfer Peter Thomson.

  • Description


    Opening long shot of Rio's GAVEA golf club



    Score board, near clubhouse



    Detail shot of board



    Long shot, golf course



    Same, other angle



    Australian Peter Thomson training



    Billy Casper at play



    Two shots of Thomson playing



    Various other shots of game, also spectator cutaway shot



    SLOW MOTION: Argentinean Rapizarda playing



    " " : Billy Casper



    " " : Peter Thomson



    Scoreboard, two shots




    Initials


    SPORT: GOLF
    Filming was not permitted, had to be done very cautiously, from behind trees, etc Reason for this measure is that camera noise might detract players, not that they are against news release, which is OK.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Rio is presently being visited by numerous golf fans from several parts of the world, including by famous Australian golfer Peter Thomson.

    The reason for this rende-vouz is Rio's "CAMPEONATO ABERTO DE GOLF", which is Brazil's most important golfing event.

    These "OPEN GOLF GAMES", the 14th held in Rio, have been won by brazilian Mario Gonzales for seven consecutive years, US golfer Billy Casper having taken the prize in 1958. This year, Mario Gonzales started out well, but on the last day Billy Casper catches up, placing himself in the lead.

    Third was Colombian golfer Alfonso Bohorques, Brazilian Luiz Rapisarda was fourth, the fifth also a brazilian, Australia's Peter Thomson was sixth,.

    The final score: Billy Casper won the Games, holding his title, won last year. The 72 holes were covered by him in 268 strokes. Second is Brazil's Mario Gonzales.

    This story was shot on Dupont 930, ASA rating 64, fair light.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7PYDS6QV12OP414EVZ1TIARGI
    Media URN:
    VLVA7PYDS6QV12OP414EVZ1TIARGI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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