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    TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD SOUTH AFRICAN A.BROOKES WON THE SINGAPORE OPEN 1963 GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP ON FEBRUARY?

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    TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD SOUTH AFRICAN A.BROOKES WON THE SINGAPORE OPEN 1963 GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP ON FEBRUARY 24 WITH 276 - SEVEN STROKE LEAD OVER THE SECOND.

    BROOKES ALSO SET A NEW COURSE RECORD OF 64 IN THE FOURTH AND FINAL ROUND, BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD HE SET ONLY 24 HOURS EARLIER AT 67.

    T.ISHII OF JAPAN WAS THE SECOND IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 283.A.MURRAY OF AUSTRALIA WAS THE THIRD WITH 284.THE FOURTH PLACE ALSO WENT FOR AUSTRALIA - B.DEVLIN SCORING 285.

    THE WEATHER OVER THE COURSE WAS CLOUDY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE.

    THE 1963 SINGAPORE OPEN GOLF IN THE FAR EAST CIRCUIT BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 21 WITH 80 PLAYERS FROM 14 COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING.SIX OF THE PLAYERS WERE AMATEURS.THE ROYAL ISLAND CLUB'S 73 - PAR COURSE IS 6519 YARDS.

    THE PRIZE MONEY WAS M$34,000.

    T.ISHII 26, WAS AMONG THE LEADER IN THE FIRST ROUND.HE SET A COURSE RECORD OF 68, FOLLOWED BY PHILIPPINES' BEN ARDA WITH 69 AND AUSTRALIA'S 22-YEAR OLD ALAN MURRAY WITH 70.

    THE FINAL DAY SCORES OF FIRST FIVE WERE: A.BROOKES, 73, 67, 72, 64, (276); T.ISHII 68, 70, 75, 70, (283); A.MURRAY 70, 72, ,72, 70, (284); B.DEVLIN 71, 70, 74, 70 (285); K.NAGLE 72, 73, 71, 70 (286).

    THE AMATEUR CHAMPION WAS Y.HIROSE WITH 305.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8Q1QNKLVYJYT3ZAUQQZN0D0G9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Q1QNKLVYJYT3ZAUQQZN0D0G9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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