• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S LEADING GOLFERS ARE IN SPAIN, TRYING TO WIN THE CANADA DUP FOR THEIR COUNTRY.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S LEADING GOLFERS ARE IN SPAIN, TRYING TO WIN THE CANADA DUP FOR THEIR COUNTRY. SOUTH AFRICA, REPRESENTED BY GARY PLAYER AND HAROLD HENNING, LED AT THE HALF-WAY STAGE TODAY (FRIDAY).

    KNUDSON OF CANADA SHOT A 70 ON THE OPENING DAY, EQUALLING THE DAY'S BEST ROUND, AND A 73-TODAY HELPED PUT HIS COUNTRY IN FOURTH POSITION, BUT TEN STROKES BEHIND SOUTH AFRICA.

    HOLLAND FARED NOT SO WELL - THEY WERE 32 STROKES BEHIND THE LEADERS AT THE HALF-WAY STAGE. DE WIT'S OPENING ROUNDS WERE 78 AND 76. AMERICA, THE HOLDERS, ALSO FOUND IN THE GOING TOUGH, ESPECIALLY TONY "CHAMPAGNE" LEMA, WHOSE FIRST TWO ROUNDS WERE EACH 76. A 71 AND A 72 BY THE LONG-DRIVING NICKLAUS IMPROVED THEIR POSITION, OUT ON 295 TONIGHT THEY WERE 15 STROKES BEHIND THE SOUTH AFRICANS.

    ENGLAND ARE NOT AT FULL STRENGTH AND LOST ANY TITLE HOPES ON THE FIRST DAY WHEN THEIR PAIR RETURNED A CARD OF 149. AUSTRALIA ARE REPRESENTED BY VETERANS THOMSON AND NAGLE WHO WON THE CUP FOR THEM IN 1954 AND 1959. TWO ROUNDS OF 70 BY NAGLE HELPED PUT THEM IN THIRD POSITION TODAY.

    JAPAN, A FAST-RISING GOLFING NATION, WAS ANOTHER COUNTRY TO RUN INTO TROUBLE - 22 STROKES BEHIND SOUTH AFRICA AFTER TODAY'S ROUND. THE FINAL TWO ROUNDS WILL BE PLAYED AT THE WEEKEND, WITH SOUTH AFRICA IN A STRONG POSITION TO TAKE THE TROPHY FOR THE FIRST TIME.

    (THE CUP IS PLAYED OVER 72 ROLES, BUT WITH EACH COUNTRY REPRESENTED BY TWO PLAYERS THE AGGREGATE IS WORKED OUT ON A 144-HOLE BASIS, WHICH MEANS TODAY'S SCORES ARE FOR 72 HOLES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD4YJK8WF8O9B9GSIFUQ1PMNHV
    Media URN:
    VLVAD4YJK8WF8O9B9GSIFUQ1PMNHV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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