• Short Summary

    While Scotland is acknowledged as the home of golf, its development in ancient history is obscure.

  • Description


    first tee - starters box with clubhouse in b/g.
    0-100 ft


    notices on starting box



    18th green with clubhouse in b/g.



    swil??? can on 1st hole



    pan along 1st fairway



    18th tee zoom to 17th green & pan along 17th fairway



    17th tee (road hole) zoom pan road and fairway



    16th green flag zoom to flag on 2nd green



    3rd tee (Cartgate) pan down 3rd fairway



    10th tee (Bobby Jones) zoom out fairway and GV 4th green through heather and gorse growth to 8th green
    100-200 ft


    GV from Admiral's Bench at 11th tee zoom down 11th.



    pan large bunker in front 11th green



    9th tee - zoom from green to fairway



    zoom across gorse bushes to 12th green



    various shots from famous balcony of St Andrews clubhouse showing 12th and 18th fairways.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: While Scotland is acknowledged as the home of golf, its development in ancient history is obscure. It is known that parliamentary decrees in the 15th century attempted to stop the game because it interfered with archery practice.

    But golf later gained a firm foothold in eastern Scotland, and in particular at the Society of Saint Andrews - now known as the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews - formed in 1754.

    St Andrews today is world renowned and, by common consent, the governing body for golf rules in the British Commonwealth.

    A flat, sandy course by the North Sea, St Andrews is now under close scrutiny by Japanese golfers who are building a replica in a hilly region of Tochigi Prefecture with help from American champion, Jack Nicklaus.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB51BWDO0IFHHPUVE0GTSC9F12
    Media URN:
    VLVAB51BWDO0IFHHPUVE0GTSC9F12
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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