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Bernard Hunt, a former Ryder Cup captain, has been elected captain of the Professional Golfers' Association. A member of the PGA for 47 years, the 65-year-old Hunt has already served as captain once in 1966 and now succeeds Ross Whitehead for a two-year term.

HOUSTON OPEN (Texas) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 277 C Rymer 69 69 68 71. 278 P Stankowski 71 68 71 68; T Tyner 70 69 68 71. 279 B Claar 73 68 67 71; B Ogle (Aus) 68 69 71 71. 280 S Rintoul (Aus) 66 70 71 73; V Singh (Fiji) 70 70 70 70; J Wilson 71 69 68 72. 281 J Cook 67 70 69 75. 282 C Byrum 72 69 70 71; C Dennis 74 68 69 71; E Fiori 71 70 71 70; F Funk 72 69 71 70; K Triplett 72 71 73 66; O Uresti 73 68 68 73; W Wood 68 66 75 73. Selected: 287 D Feherty (N IrI) 68 74 72 73.

MEN'S INTERNATIONAL Scotland v Sweden (Loch Lomond) Foursomes: Scotland 1 Sweden 2 (Scottish names first): S Gallacher and G Sherry lost to V Gustavsson and M Eliasson one hole; H McKibbin and D Downie bt M Erlandsson and J Selberg 4 and 3; G Rankin and B Howard lost to F Henge and D Olsson 2 and 1. Singles: Scotland 3 Sweden 3: McKibbin bt Eliasson 5 and 4; Gallacher lost to Selberg one hole; Sherry bt Erlandsson one hole; Downie lost to Olsson one hole; Howard bt Henge 5 and 3; Rankin lost to Gustavsson 3 and 2. Match position after first day: Scotland 4 Sweden 5.

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