• Short Summary

    US Master Champion Billy Casper on Monday (24 August) won the Avco golf classic, an a first prize of 32,000 dollars(13,300 Sterling) to go to the top of the US circuit money list for 1970.

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    US Master Champion Billy Casper on Monday (24 August) won the Avco golf classic, an a first prize of 32,000 dollars(13,300 Sterling) to go to the top of the US circuit money list for 1970.

    Casper, who now has won a total of 139,000 dollars (about 58,000 Sterling), fired a 3-under-par 69 in the final round over the Sutton, Massachusetts course to finish 3 strokes ahead of Tom Weiskopf and Rod Funseth.

    On Saturday Casper hit a 73 after earlier rounds of 68 and 67. He blamed the gallery for his loss of concentration. He hod no complaints about crowd noise after his final round.

    DETAILED SCORES:
    Casper 277 (68, 67, 73, 69)
    Weiskopf 280 (70, 69, 70, 71)
    FUNSETH 280 (72, 70,72,66)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA81ZLWQEZT2V6H57SBGHIDY0OP
    Media URN:
    VLVA81ZLWQEZT2V6H57SBGHIDY0OP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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