Sport in Short: Golf

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SWEDEN'S Helen Alfredsson and Liselotte Neumann moved past fellow Solheim Cup players Laura Davies and Trish Johnson, of England, to take the lead after the second round of the 54-hole Women's World Team Championship for the Sunrise Cup in Taiwan yesterday.

SUNRISE CUP WOMEN'S WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (Taiwan): Leading second- round scores: 292 Sweden (H Alfredsson 75 76, L Neumann 71 70). 295 England (L Davies 74 78, T Johnson 71 72). 299 US (M Mallon 77 76, J Geddes 74 72); Australia (J Stephenson 75 71, C Dibnah 79 74). 300 Spain (M Figueras-Dotti 72 73, T Abitbol 82 73). 302 Switzerland (R Lautens 78 77, E Orley 74 73); Canada (D Coe 75 75, L Walters 77 75). 303 Scotland (D Reid 73 76, P Wright 78 76). 307 Peru (A Dibos 76 79, J Lidback 75 77). 308 Wales (K Davies 77 79, H Wadsworth 76 76).

J P HAYES, a little-known American, shared the lead with Payne Stewart, trying for his first win since his triumph in the Us Open in 1991, after the second round of the Walt Disney Golf Classic in Orlando, Florida. Hayes, 27, seeking his first professional victory, shot a second-round 66 for a total of 131 - 13 under par.

WALT DISNEY WORLD CLASSIC MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Orlando): Leading second-round scores (US unless stated): 131 P Stewart 64 67; J P Hayes 65 66. 132 M O'Meara 64 68; L Janzen 62 70; B Britton 67 65; T Schulz 66 66. 133 F Connor 65 68; D Waldorf 65 68; D Halldorson (Can) 67 66. 134 L Roberts 69 65; R Mediate 69 65; D Hammond 66 68; J Huston 66 68; H Twitty 69 65. 135 M Donald 68 67; A Magee 64 71; R Friend 69 66; K Clearwater 72 63; B Claar 68 67; J Woodward 66 69; S Hoch 67 68; T Lehman 68 67.

GOLF DIGEST TOURNAMENT (Susono, Japan): Leading third-round scores (Japan unless stated): 204 S Okuda 72 64 68; R Mackay (Aus) 68 68 68. 205 T Hamilton (US) 70 68 67. 206 M Calcavecchia (US) 72 67 67. 207 T Nakajima 68 71 68; D Ishii (US) 68 70 69; Y Yokoshima 69 66 72. Selected: 210 C Strange (US) 72 70 68; G Marsh (Aus) 70 70 70.

UAP UNDER-25 OPEN (Paris) Leading third- round scores: 204 P Lawrie (GB) 70 67 67. 209 S Rey (Swit) 68 71 70. 210 J Arruti (Sp) 70 70 70; O Karlsson (Swe) 76 65 69. 211 G Orr (GB) 69 73 69; S Little (GB) 73 69 69. Selected: 214 J Loughnane (GB) 71 71 72.

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