Sport in Short: Golf

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BRADLEY HUGHES took the Australian Masters title from the overnight leader Peter Senior in a sudden-death play-off in Melbourne yesterday. Hughes had levelled with a birdie three at the last after Senior missed a putt for the tournament when he had been unsettled by the flash from a photographer's camera.

AUSTRALIAN MASTERS (Melbourne) Leading final scores (Aus unless stated): 281 B Hughes 70 72 73 66; P Senior 68 78 65 70 (Hughes won at first hole of sudden death play-off). 284 T Price 68 74 72 70. 285 C Parry 67 79 69 70. 286 M Allen 69 76 71 70. 287 G Norman 71 74 70 72. 288 R Davis 77 70 71 70; N Price (Zim) 73 70 78 67. 289 S Leaney 69 77 71 72. 290 W Grady 71 74 76 69; B Jones 74 74 73 69; A Gilligan 72 76 72 70; I Baker-Finch 73 74 72 71; R Allenby 73 74 71 72.

MALAYSIAN OPEN (Kuala Lumpur) Leading final scores: 276 G Norquist (US) 70 67. 277 V Singh (Fiji) 67 69 71 70. 278 B Jobe 71 69 73 65; M McNulty (Zim) 71 72 67 68 Selected: 282 I Woosnam (GB) 70 72 70 70.

SALLY PROSSER, from Wentworth, finished third in the Taiwan Open in Taipei. Prosser, who won her maiden victory as a professional in Malaysia seven days earlier topped the final Order of Merit table.

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