Sport in Short: Golf

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NICK FALDO, the Open champion, and Sandy Lyle finished last yesterday while representing Great Britain in a four-nation foursomes PLM foursomes challenge at Barseback in Sweden. The event, a fore-runner to the Scandinavian Masters which starts tomorrow, was won by Seve Ballesteros and Jose-Maria Olazabal, of Spain, with a level par 72. Sweden (Anders For-sbrand and Per-Ulrik Johansson) came second with 75 followed by the United States (Craig Stadler and Jay Don Blake) with 77, and Faldo and Lyle on 78.

ENGLISH MEN'S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Royal Cinque Ports, Deal): First round: R Walker (Wearside) bt D Hamilton (E Herts) 2 & 1; G B Clark (Pinner) bt I Lyner (Leicestershire) 2 & 1; R Latham (Porters Park) bt K Pearce (Wheatley) 2 & 1; M Dixon (Sunningdale) bt W Nicolson (Coventry) 2 holes; J Higginbotham (Bramhall) bt R Crowther (Sittinbourne) 3 & 2; P Foley-Brickley (Royal Cinque Ports) bt A Wilson (Rugby) 1 hole; P Sherman (Ashford) bt M Smith (Royal Cinque Ports) 5 & 4; J Collier (Harborne) bt A Stephenson (Coventry) 3 & 2; A Pratt (Burhill) bt P Carr (Sunningdale) 6 & 5; A Emery (Saffron Walden) bt J Jones (Bromley) 4 & 3; G Shaw (Chesterfield) bt D Wood (Walton Heath) 1 hole; R Coles (Maylands) bt A Smith (Royal Ashdown Forest) 3 & 2; R Hurd (Sundridge Pk) bt M McGuire (Drayton Pk) at 19th; D Webber (Evesham) bt T Gray (Royal Jersey) 5 & 4; D Howell (Broome Manor) bt M Welch (Hill Valley) 2 holes; C Challen (Stoke Poges) bt P Garner (Sunningdale) 3 & 2; M Butler (Dudley) w/o D Cottrell (Heswall) scr; J Gill (Brancepeth Castle) bt Dr G Taggart (Wildernesse) 1 hole; M Stanford (Salford) bt S Little (Moor Pk) 2 & 1; R Stroud (Tadmarton Heath) bt N Burdekin (Shirley) 3 & 1; R Watts (Stoke Poges) bt D Berridge (Hindhead) 5 & 4; W Sargent (Gog Magog) bt C Nowicki (Wilmslow) 1 hole; P Stuart (Sittingbourne) bt D Turnbull (Tavistock) 1 hole; A Wright (Long Ashton) bt P Barker (Burghley Park) at 19th; M Foster (Worksop) bt C Rotheroe (Berkshire) 4 & 3; A Print (Northants) bt B Booth (Colchester) 2 & 1; R Bennett (Abbeydale) bt D Boxall (Addington Palace) 1 hole; P Page (Dartford) bt R Stevens (Kings Norton) 2 & 1; S Crockett (Addington Palace) bt S Hoffman (Fulwell) 1 hole; P Tunstall (Cleveland) bt R Aisbitt (Bishop Auckland) 2 & 1; A Roberts (Broome Park) bt M Treleaven (Hayling) 7 & 5; C Schwer (Felixstowe Ferry) bt K Baker (Lilleshall Hall) 4 & 3; S Barwick (East Berkshire) bt D Bradley (St Mellion) 4 & 2; C Jones (Ifield) bt S Taylor (Hillside) 2 holes; R Hussey (W Essex) bt S Martin (Burnham & Berrow) 4 & 3; J Hepworth (Ilkley) bt G Lord (Coventry Hearsall) 4 & 2; S Cage (Sand Moor) bt S Impey (Buckingham) 2 & 1; T Milford (Sittingbourne) bt S Crick (Mendip) 4 & 3; P Trew (Newquay) bt G Nielsen (RAC) 5 & 3; D Henderson (Colchester) bt M Thompson (Ferndown) 3 & 2; M Watson (Weymouth) bt S Vale (Whittington Barracks) 4 & 3; R Pudney (Thorpe Hall) bt H Roblin (Warren) 5 & 3; P Bailey (Abbeydale) bt M Galway (W Sussex) 5 & 4; A Rogers (Ealing) bt S Shepherd (Willingdon) 4 & 3; C Buttivant (Gerrards Cross) bt I Bishop (Tewkesbury Pk) 1 hole; J S Hodgson (Tytherington) bt P Stanford (Walton Heath) 4 & 3; J Miller (Bulford) bt N Swaffield (Stourbridge) at 19th; N Uttley (Nelson) w/o T Davies (Heswall) scr.