Sport in Short: Golf

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BLAINE McCALLISTER, from Texas, shot an eight-under-par 64 to equal the course record and take the early lead in the Western Open at Lemont, Illinois, before play was suspended by bad weather.

WESTERN OPEN TOURNAMENT (Lemont, Illinois) Leading first-round scores (bad weather suspended play; 78 players still to complete their round; US unless stated): 64 B McCallister. 65 I Baker-Finch (Aus). 68 L Roberts, L Nelson, B Claar. 69 D Thompson, N Price (Zim), C Stadler. 70 D Rummells, F Conner, E Fiori, B Gilder, T Watson, S Pate, F Allem (SA), F Couples, P Mickelson, D Love, W Levi.