Sport in Short: Golf

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SEVE BALLESTEROS may miss the US PGA Championship next week at Bellerive Country Club, St Louis, the final 'major' tournament of the year, because of his recent poor form. The 35-year-old Spaniard, winner of three Open championships and two US Masters titles, has missed the cut in three of his last five events.

STUART CAGE, the new English amateur champion from Yorkshire, and Matt McGuire, from the North Midlands, the runner-up in the English Strokeplay Championship, will win their first caps in the home internationals at Prestwick from 23 to 25 September.

ENGLAND (for men's home internationals, Prestwick, 23-25 September): S Cage (Sand Moor), C Edwards (Bath), I Garbutt (Wheatley), R Hutt (Southport & Ainsdale), M McGuire (Drayton Park), M Pullan (Sand Moor), M Stanford (Saltford), C Watts (Hawkstone Park), G Wolstenholme (Bristol & Clifton). Two players to be named after the Amateur Championship (Carnoustie, 31 August to 5 September). Non-playing captain: P McEvoy (Copt Heath)

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