Sport in Short: Golf

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The Independent Online
PETER SENIOR, of Australia, scored a hole in one in at the 150-yard par-three 15th in the opening round of the Australian Masters in Melbourne yesterday.

AUSTRALIAN MASTERS (Melbourne, Aus unless stated) Leading first-round scores: 67 C Parry. 68 S Elkington, P Senior, L Stephen, T Price, T Elliott. 69 M Barry, J Taylor, S Leaney, M Allen, S Scahill (NZ). 70 B Andrews, P Teravainen (US), B Hughes, M Harwood, S Owen (NZ). 71 G Norman, M Campbell (NZ), W Grady, I Stanley, D Laurie, R Swanson, G Stratfold, G Kenny, S Collins, P O'Malley.

MALAYSIAN OPEN (Kuala Lumpur) Leading first- round scores: 67 V Singh (Fiji), E Meeks (US). 68 Choi Sang Ho (S Kor), B Mattiace (US). 69 Yang Yong Nam (S Kor), T Hamilton (US), C Larrain (Ven). GB: 70 I Woosnam (GB). Play suspended because of heavy rain with 78 players still to finish.

ROYAL SWAZI SUN TOURNAMENT (Mbabane, Swaz, SA unless stated) Leading first-round scores: 64 F Verwey. 67 H Royer (US), W Vickers (US), K Stone. 68 D Harrington (US), T Stankowski (US), W Player, S Burnett, I Hutchings, S Daniels, R Goosen.