• Short Summary

    A major Golf Tournament at Woodbrook Ireland

  • Description

    WS Woodbrook golf club with large crowd of people looking at score boards. One reads
    "Caroll Sweet Afton" . Roberto de Vicenzo of Argentina and Christi O'Connor of Dublin collecting awards at the stand. Shots of preparing the golf course at Bray. Interior caravan, official with tray full of name tags. Committee meeting in a tent. Television cameras are mounted on stands and tripods. Col. Reed sorts out a problem. New holes are dug on the greens the sea is in the background. Men erect a sign "10th Hole £5000 for Hole in One". Planes arriving at Dublin. Shots of Golfers arriving and practising. Vicenzo bounces a ball on his golf club.
    First day qualification round with Vicenzo breaking the course round with 63. Christi O'Connor had 65. CU scoreboard. Next days play is in the rain, shots of players and spectators with umbrellas. Jimmy Sewell of Wentworth waits by the hole for his ball to drop in. The next day Bernard Hunt drives off. Shots of players missing the hole. The usual golf coverage, driving off, missing the holes, crowds in the rain etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:02:00 / 01:46:59:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    Narrowing down this clip's current date range, seen here is the 1964 Carroll Sweet Afton Tournament, ("Sweet Afton" bing a Carroll's cigarette brand).

    "Christi O'Connor" in text and tags should read Christy O'Connor.

    Seen at 01:42 is golfer Peter Alliss.

    Further footage of the event can be seen in clip 2271.06.

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