• Short Summary

    Good footage of competitors taking part in Ryder Cup golf tournament.

  • Description

    Ryder Cup.

    Location of events unknown - could be Scotland?

    Golf. M/S of three men posing for camera and chatting - could be players or organisers of contest. Very clean shots; from various angles and distances; of players hitting golf balls while a crowd of spectators stands in a circle around the green. Both teeing off and hitting balls on the green; in the rough; sand traps; etc. Most of the players wear Plus Fours. Also shots of crowd walking across the golf course to the next tee.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:08:00 / 01:33:46:00
    ON 333 D

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    Rather than "knickerbockers", the golfers are wearing "Plus Fours".

  2. Drsheret says

    This is the 1929 Ryder Cup held at Moortown Golf Club in Leeds. The 3 men "posing for the camera" are Sam Ryder (middle) with Walter Hagen (left) and George Duncan, the Captains of USA and GB respectively. GB won the match 7-5.

  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied - we don't have any golf fashion experts in the archive unfortunately.

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