FREEPORT-MCDERMOTT CLASSIC (New Orleans) Eraly leading first-round scores: (US unless stated): 65 Larry Rinker, S McCarron, D Toms. 66 H Kase (Japan). 67 G Norman (Aus), L Silveira. 68 N Lancaster, B Tway, S Hoch, B Hughes (Aus), B Mayfair, B Faxon, T Tryba. 69 J Kelly, Y Kaneko (Japan), P Stewart, B Henninger, D Love, L Wadkins, M Dawson. 70 D Hammond, D Pride, K Burton, D Stockton Jnr, S Pate, M Brooks, J Huston, D Tewell, D Waldorf, R Cochran, P Jacobsen, M Standly, C Sullivan. 71 S Simpson, H Royer, S Dunlap, S Elkington (Aus), E Dougherty, B McCallister, B Glasson, B Crenshaw, C Rocca (It), M Reid, F Lickliter, D Barron, R Black, B Bryant, L Clements, J O'Keefe, R Damron, P Claxton. 72 T Armour, M Wiebe, T Herron, J Leonard, J Parnevik (Swe), C Perry, D Hart, P Jordan, P Horgan, P Tataurangi (NZ), J Green, T Perice, J Hayes, S Hart, D Sutherland, P Blackmar, C Bowden, G Day, J Sindelar, J Gallagher, S Lowey, JM Olazabal (Sp), K Tripett, H Sutton, J Edwards, L Porter, A Doyle. Selected: 75 A Mednick (Swe). 82 P-U Johansson (Swe). Withdrew: S Torrance (GB).
George Wilson, deputy secretary of the St Andrews Royal and Ancient Golf Club, died on Wednesday aged 58. Wilson, born in Lenzie, joined the club in 1973 and became deputy secretary 10 years later.