Sport in Short: Golf

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NICK FALDO, joint second in the US PGA Championship, has 21.13 points in the Sony world rankings, 0.62 points short of Seve Ballesteros' record of 21.75.

SONY WORLD RANKINGS: 1 N Faldo (Eng) 21.13pts; 2 F Couples (US) 16.83; 3 J-M Olazabal (Sp) 14.61; 4 B Langer (Ger) 13.74; 5 I Woosnam (Wal) 12.80; 6 G Norman (Aus) 11.19; 7 P Azinger (US) 10.92; 8 S Ballesteros (Sp) 10.86; 9 D Love III (US) 10.31; 10 N Price (Zim) 10.18.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Winnipeg, Manitoba) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 277 S Steinhauer 67 73 67 70. 279 J Dickinson 70 71 67 71. 280 J Inkster 70 69 73 68. 283 E Gibson 71 73 74 65. 284 S Hamlin 74 68 75 67. 285 T Barrett 74 71 70 70; D Andrews 73 69 72 71; B Mucha 71 71 72 71; K Albers 70 68 75 72; C Keggi 73 71 68 73; F Descampe (Bel) 71 71 70 73; T Green 70 71 70 74. GB: 286 P Wright; 287 L Davies.

GOLF FOUNDATION WEETABIX CHAMPIONSHIPS (Pathull Park) Leading first-round scores: Boys: Under-16: 75 A Cooper (Taymouth Castle); 76 R Duck (Northants County). Under-15: 76 S Walker (Walmley); 77 D Kershaw (Silkstone). Girls: Under-16: 78 H Stirling (Bridge of Allan); 81 L Wixon (Enmore Park). Under-15: 83 G Nutter (Prestwich); 84 E Dowdall (Wexford).

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