USGA ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING DAY REBROADCAST OF “1962 U.S. OPEN: JACK’S FIRST MAJOR”

What:

60-minute film recounting the 1962 U.S. Open Championship

When:

3 p.m. EST Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014

Where:

Fox Broadcast Network (see local listings)

Details:

Produced in 2012 in collaboration with the USGA Museum and Ross Greenburg Productions, the hour-long documentary chronicles Jack Nicklaus’ 1962 U.S. Open Championship victory over Arnold Palmer at Oakmont Country Club.

The film features footage from the USGA Museum’s collection, in addition to material from the Jack Nicklaus Museum, Oakmont Country Club, Augusta National Golf Club and The R&A. Several interviews are interspersed among the historic coverage, including Nicklaus, Palmer, Gary Player and other notables.

The first documentary produced by the USGA for broadcast television, it is narrated by Emmy Award winner Peter Coyote. The film first aired on June 17, 2012 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nicklaus’ victory, his first as a professional.

For more information about the USGA, visit http://www.usga.org.

Source: Janeen Driscoll, USGA PR Director

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Graham J Gordon, The Editor and Owner, GolfblogspotUK

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