Sport in Short: Golf

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NICK FALDO and Fred Couples, the world No 1 and No 2, will compete for a dollars 1m (pounds 625,000) winner's cheque in the Sun City tournament at Bophuthatswana, South Africa from 3-6 December. The 10- man field includes Ian Woosnam, defending champion Bernhard Langer, of Germany, and Spain's Jose Maria Olazabal.

ZIMBABWE'S Mark McNulty shot a six-under-par 66 for a three-round total of 203 and a two-shot lead over Ireland's David Feherty and Spain's Jose-Maria Canizares in the Madrid Open at Puerta de Hierro yesterday.

IBERIA MADRID OPEN (Puerta de Hierro) Leading third-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 203 M McNulty (Zim) 66 71 66. 205 J M Canizares (Sp) 71 66 68; D Feherty 71 65 69. 207 P Mitchell 72 68 67; S Richardson 69 68 70. 208 M Sunesson (Swe) 69 71 68; R Rafferty 71 67 70; S Luna (Sp) 68 69 71; C Montgomerie 66 69 73; M A Jimenez (Sp) 71 64 73. 209 M James 70 73 66; E Romero (Arg) 74 67 68; M Roe 69 70 70; M Mackenzie 72 66 71; E Darcy 68 69 72; S Torrance 67 70 72. 210 D Clarke 70 74 66; A Forsbrand (Swe) 72 70 68; J Spence 72 70 68; S Bennett 69 72 69; V Singh (Fiji) 71 69 70; D Smyth 68 72 70. 211 D Cooper 72 72 67; A Murray 68 73 70. 212 R Chapman 73 70 69; J Rivero (Sp) 72 68 72. 213 M Miller 77 68 68; J Quiros (Sp) 74 70 69; P Way 70 73 70; M Mouland 71 72 70; H Clark 71 72 70; V Fernandez (Arg) 72 71 70; M Allen (US) 73 68 72; J Daly (US) 70 71 72; T Johnstone (Zim) 70 71 72; P Hall 71 70 72; B Lane 71 69 73; S Tinning (Den) 71 69 73. 214 A Hunter 71 74 69; S Grappasonni (It) 72 72 70; J Bland (SA) 73 70 71; A Pinero (Sp) 71 71 72; J Payne 71 71 72; C Mason 71 71 72. 215 M Davis 70 74 71; C Rocca (It) 73 71 71; P Price 73 71 71; C Moody 71 72 72; K Trimble (Aus) 72 71 72; Y Beamonte (Sp) 72 71 72; P Lonard (Aus) 69 73 73; B Marchbank 73 69 73; R Boxall 72 69 74. 216 D Mijovic (Can) 71 74 71; R Drummond 67 76 73; J Haeggman (Swe) 70 73 73; S Little 72 71 73; K Waters 73 70 73. 217 J McHenry 71 74 72; A Sherborne 74 71 72; C Franco (Par) 73 70 74. 218 I Gervas (Sp) 69 76 73; T Charnley 72 72 74. 219 P Smith 72 73 74; H-P Thul (Ger) 72 73 74; S Lyle 74 71 74; B Malley (US) 74 71 74; J Robinson 77 68 74; T Levet (Fr) 70 73 76; P Broadhurst 74 68 77.

BRIDGESTONE OPEN (Chiba, Japan) Leading third-round scores (Jap unless stated): 200 T Nishikawa 68 68 64. 202 N Ozaki 67 67 68. 204 K Murota 71 69 64; G Meyer (US) 67 65 72. 205 Chen Tze-chung (Tai) 71 68 66; R Gibson (Can) 68 71 66; S Kawamata 72 66 67; M Ozaki 67 69 69; M Kuramoto 68 67 70. Selected: 212 N Faldo (GB) 71 70 71.

TEXAS OPEN (San Antonio) Leading second-round scores (US unless stated): 128 R Maltbie 64 64. 129 N Price (Zim 67 62. 130 N Lancaster 65 65. 132 B Bryant 67 65; D Hammond 69 63; C Pavin 63 69; J Maggert 67 65; B Fabel 66 66; T Kite 66 66. 133 L Janzen 68 65; S Elkington (Aus) 68 65; M Brooks 66 67. 134 R Wrenn 70 64; T Simpson 69 65; T Armour 69 65; G Lesher 67 67; P Stewart 68 66; D Edwards 66 68.

RALPH'S SENIOR CLASSIC (Los Angeles) Leading first-round scores (US unless stated): 65 R Thompson. 66 T Aycock, A Kelley, R McBee. 67 J C Snead, G Brewer, M Hill, L Trevino, I Aoki (Jap), G Player (SA). 68 J C Goosie, B McDonough, B Nichols, T Dill, D Bies, F Beard, D Douglass, R Floyd, G Gilbert, J Dent, C Rodriguez, D Hendrickson.

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