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NICK FALDO qualified for the final two rounds of the Freeport-McMoran Classic at English Turn, New Orleans. Payne Stewart, the former US Open and PGA champion, led by two shots from his fellow American Mike Standly after a second successive 70.

FREEPORT-MCMORAN CLASSIC (English Turn, New Orleans, Louisiana) Leading second-round scores (US unless stated): 140 P Stewart 70 70. 142 M Standly 71 71. 143 R Cochran 75 68; G Kraft 72 71. 144 J McGovern 77 67; B Fabel 75 69; B Estes 73 71; D Waldorf 71 73. 145 K Gibson 73 72; N Lancaster 72 73; V Singh (Fiji) 72 73; M Brooks 73 72; J Gomez 75 70. 146 G Norman (Aus) 77 69; S Hoch 72 74; E Fiori 71 75; D Toms 74 72; B Bryant 76 70; S Elkington (Aus) 73 73; E Pearce 74 72. Selected: 148 J Daly 75 73. 149 N Faldo (GB) 78 71; J M Olazabal (Sp) 78 71. Failed to qualify: 153 I Woosnam (GB) 80 73.

LYONS OPEN Leading third-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 204 C Rocca (It) 67 71 66; M Miller 64 71 69. 205 J Mouhica (Fr) 69 70 66; P McGinley 67 69 69. 206 F Nobilo (NZ) 69 67 70; G Hjertstedt (Swe) 67 67 72. 207 J Haeggman (Swe) 69 72 66. 209 A Lebouc (Fr) 70 72 67; L Vannet 71 71 67; A Sorensen (Den) 71 69 69; N Godin 71 69 69; S McAllister 69 70 70; B Lane 70 69 70; G Brand jnr 68 71 70; G Orr 68 69 72. 210 P Mitchell 72 72 66; G J Brand 69 73 68; R Willison 70 72 68; J Rystrom (Swe) 71 71 68; M Davis 72 69 69; S Richardson 67 73 70. 211 M Gates 75 69 67; P-U Johansson (Swe) 71 70 70; M Clayton (Aus) 70 71 70; A Gillner (Swe) 71 69 71; J Rivero (Sp) 70 69 72; J Spence 70 68 73. 212 I Garbutt 73 70 69; M Guzman (Arg) 75 67 70; S Luna (Sp) 71 71 70; A Bossert (Swi) 69 71 72; R Chapman 70 70 72; P Teravainen (US) 67 70 75.

SCOTLAND'S Pamela Wright shot a two-under-par 70 to lead the LPGA tournament at Canyon Gate, Las Vegas, after the first round.

LPGA TOURNAMENT (Canyon Gate, Las Vegas, Nevada): Leading first-round scores (US unless stated): 70 P Wright (GB). 71 K Monaghan, M McGeorge, T Johnson (GB), A Finney, J Dickinson, L DePaulo. 72 P Sheehan, B Thomas, D Richard, N L Ramsbottom, T-J Myers, J Inkster, M Figueras- Dotti (Sp), B Daniel, E Crosby, L Connelly, K Albers. Selected: 74 C Pierce (GB). 75 K Davies (GB). 76 L Davies (GB). 77 S Strudwick (GB). 78 A Nicholas (GB).

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