Sam Torrance and Philip Walton, the Ryder Cup team members, will be involved in a new matchplay event being held in Ireland on the same week as the Toyota World Match Play championship at Wentworth. The Glen Dimplex Irish International Match Play will be staged at Seapoint from 13-15 October with pounds 40,000 going to the winner and pounds 25,000 to the runner-up.
BRITISH MASTERS (Collingtree Park, Northampton) First-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 66 M Hallberg (Swe), S Lyle, J-L Guepy (Fr). 67 M James, A Oldcorn, S Torrance, S Luna (Sp), M A Martin (Sp). 68 P Mitchell, D Smyth, J Lomas, P O'Malley (Aus), R Chapman, P Fowler (Aus), S Ames (Trin), N Henning (SA). 69 M McLean, J Payne, C Montgomerie, M Gronberg (Swe), S Richardson, C Mason, P Linhart (Sp), A Coltart, I Pyman, K Waters, D Westermark (Swe), C Cevaer (Fr), G Orr, G Turner (NZ), S Ballesteros (Sp), R Karlsson (Swe), C O'Connor Jnr, D Hospital (Sp), J Robson. 70 P Baker, M Davis, T Johnstone (Zim), M Campbell (NZ), F Nobilo (NZ), P Hedblom (Swe), R Goosen (SA), J Coceres (Arg), M Clayton (Aus), B Marchbank, J Rivero (Sp), P Broadhurst, M Lanner (Swe), A Hunter, V Fernandez (Arg), H Clark, J Haeggman (Swe), R Davis (Aus), J Spence, M Gates. 71 J Sandelin (Swe), K Eriksson (Swe), E Romero (Arg), W Riley (Aus), B Lane, P Moloney (Aus), S Grappasonni (It), O Karlsson (Swe), D Carter, A Sorensen (Den). 72 J Bickerton, P McGinley, R Rafferty, J M Canizares (Sp), S Struver (Ger), A Bossert (Swit), D Cooper, S Watson, M Miller, R Boxall, G Brand Jnr, S Bottomley, R McFarlane, S McAllister, M Farry (Fr). 73 M Mackenzie, D Clarke, P Price, N Briggs, M Archer, R Drummond, A Bratton (US), D J Russell, P Teravainen (US), E O'Connell, M Mouland, P-U Johansson (Swe), J Van de Velde (Fr), M A Jimenez (Sp), W Bennett, I Garrido (Sp), D Williams, T Levet (Fr). 74 C Cassells, P Way, I Woosnam, P Walton, S Cage, P Lawrie, A Sherborne, I Palmer (SA), C Tidland (US), L Westwood, J Robinson, G Evans, O Sellberg (Swe). 75 M Litton, A Murray, R Muntz (Neth), J Townsend (US), D Gilford, F Lindgren (Swe), P Mayo. 76 D Robertson, M Roe, R Allenby (Aus), M Besanceney (Fr), P Eales, A Binghi (It). 77 R Claydon, G Levenson (SA), M Harwood (Aus). 78 P Fulke, R Burns, G Hjertstedt (Swe). 79 G J Brand. 84 S Tinning (Den).Reuse content