Rio is presently being visited by numerous golf fans from several parts of the world, including by famous Australian golfer Peter Thomson.
Opening long shot of Rio's GAVEA golf club
Score board, near clubhouse
Detail shot of board
Long shot, golf course
Same, other angle
Australian Peter Thomson training
Billy Casper at play
Two shots of Thomson playing
Various other shots of game, also spectator cutaway shot
SLOW MOTION: Argentinean Rapizarda playing
" " : Billy Casper
" " : Peter Thomson
Scoreboard, two shots
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Background: Rio is presently being visited by numerous golf fans from several parts of the world, including by famous Australian golfer Peter Thomson.
The reason for this rende-vouz is Rio's "CAMPEONATO ABERTO DE GOLF", which is Brazil's most important golfing event.
These "OPEN GOLF GAMES", the 14th held in Rio, have been won by brazilian Mario Gonzales for seven consecutive years, US golfer Billy Casper having taken the prize in 1958. This year, Mario Gonzales started out well, but on the last day Billy Casper catches up, placing himself in the lead.
Third was Colombian golfer Alfonso Bohorques, Brazilian Luiz Rapisarda was fourth, the fifth also a brazilian, Australia's Peter Thomson was sixth,.
The final score: Billy Casper won the Games, holding his title, won last year. The 72 holes were covered by him in 268 strokes. Second is Brazil's Mario Gonzales.
This story was shot on Dupont 930, ASA rating 64, fair light.