Sport in Short: Golf

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AIR FRANCE OPEN (Cannes, Fr): Leading third- round scores (GB unless stated): 201 J Spence 68 67 66; R Davis (Aus) 68 64 69. 204 J Coceres (Arg) 69 69 66; B Lane 68 68 68; A Forsbrand (Swe) 68 68 68; P Fulke (Swe) 66 66 72. 205 S Tinning (Den) 69 71 65; M Pinero (Sp) 69 66 70. 206 A Sorensen (Den) 69 71 66; S Grappasonni (It) 67 72 67; C Mason 68 70 68; R McFarlane 67 71 68; J Taylor (Aus) 68 66 72. 207 P Fowler (Aus) 71 70 66; W Westner (SA) 71 69 67; I Palmer (SA) 68 72 67; M Mackenzie 70 70 67; P Way 72 68 67; M McNulty (Zim) 69 70 68; B Marchbank 66 70 71.

HOUSTON MEN'S OPEN (Texas): Leading second- round scores (US unless stated): 132 D Hammond 67 65. 134 L Roberts 67 67; P Stewart 66 68. 135 J Flannery 65 70; S Hoch 68 67; R Black 67 68; S Pate 67 68. 136 F Allem (SA) 66 70; B Britton 67 69; F Funk 69 67; A Magee 68 68.

CHUNICHI CROWNS MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Togo, Japan): Leading third-round scores (Japan unless stated): 202 H Meshiai 70 64 68. 203 N Yuhara 68 67 68. 204 K Takahashi 65 73 66; G Hallberg (US) 66 71 67; P Senior (Aus) 68 67 69. GB: 215 P Hoad 74 69 72.

TRISH JOHNSON, seeking a third tournament victory in a row, scored a three- over-par seven at the final hole of the Ford Classic at Woburn and is four strokes behind Sweden's Annika Sorenstam.

FORD CLASSIC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Woburn): Leading third-round scores (GB and Irl unless stated): 214 A Sorenstam (Swe) 71 72 71. 216 R Lautens (Swit) 73 71 72; D Reid 71 72 73; H Wadsworth 72 70 74. 218 F Dassu (It) 72 73 73; T Johnson 71 72 75. 219 L Davies 76 74 69; S Waugh (Aus) 76 76 67; L Maritz (SA) 75 72 72; K Lunn (Aus) 75 71 73. 220 L Fairclough 74 72 74; V Palli (Fr) 73 69 78.

SPRINT CLASSIC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Tallahassee, Fla): Second-round scores (US unless stated): 135 K Albers 66 69. 136 M Figueras-Dotti (Sp) 71 65. 137 J Carner 72 65. 138 T Green 72 66. 139 L Rittenhouse 69 70; H Kobayashi (Japan) 69 70. 140 B Burton 73 67; S Steinhauer 72 68; D Mochrie 72 68; J Stephenson (Aus) 71 69; S Hamlin 71 69; K Monaghan 70 70. GB: 143 K Davies 72 71. Failed to qualify: 148 P Wright 76 72; S Strucwick 73 75. 149 C Pierce 77 72.

DUNHILL CUP Qualifying tournament (Taipei): Leading third-round scores: 419 South Africa. 421 Sweden. 423 Mexico. 427 Taiwan. 429 Argentina. 432 Thailand, New Zealand. 433 Wales (P Parkin 78 77 71; D Llewellyn 75 73 70; P Price 74 71 70), Canada, Paraguay. (Leading eight teams after today's final round qualify for final at St Andrews in October.)

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