• Short Summary

    Gene Sarazen wins American golf championship with long putt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. A Golden 'Putt'. With a 6 yd. putt - Gene Sarazen beats all America's best players for huge prize."

    La Gorce Country Club, Miami Beach, Florida - United States of America (USA).

    MS of Walter Hagen of All-American team drives off from the golf tee. Shots of Johnny Farrell driving.

    Shots of golfers putting on green. Gene Sarazen holes a long putt to great acclaim from watching crowd.

    Gene is presented with cheque and winner's plate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    767.09
    Media URN:
    8180
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1931
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:26:00 / 01:37:01:00
    Canister:
    31/29

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The tournament being played is the 1931 "La Gorce" Open.

    The location is the La Gorce Country Club, Miami Beach, Florida.

    The "huge prize" is a cheque for $5000, plus a $1000 gold plate.

    Sarazen wins with a total score of 282.

  2. British Pathé says

    Interesting. Thanks.

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