PAUL CARMAN, from Huddersfield, was taken to hospital with an infected toe after opening his defence of the European Club Professionals' Championship in Broekpolder, Netherlands, with a three-over-par 76, four strokes behind the leader, Claude Grenier of Austria.
EUROPEAN CLUB PROFESSIONALS' CHAMPIONSHIP (Broekpolder, Neth): Leading first round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 72 C Grenier (Aut). 74 C Bonardi (Fr), B McColl, P Wesselingh. 75 W Lockie, A Webster, D Jones, J Pickford (Lux), V Waters (Bel), B Gee (Neth), T Giles (Neth). 76 P Carman, L Higgins, P Hinton, J Drummond (Ice), G Muellar (Swe).Reuse content