Sporting Digest: Golf

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TIGER WOODS won the last three holes of his 36-hole final match against Trip Kuehne at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, on Sunday to become the youngest winner in the history of the US Amateur Championship. The 18-year-old from Cypress, California, is the first black champion in the 94 years of the tournament, and earns invitations to next year's Open, US Open and US Masters.

TONY JACKLIN finished in fourth place in the Franklin Quest Seniors Championship in Park City, Utah, after a final-round 71. The former British and US Open winner had a total of 208, eight under par and four shots behind the winner, Tom Weiskopf.

MARK ROE, of England, who was hit by a shot from an amateur nearly a fortnight ago, has pulled out of this week's Canon European Open in Switzerland because he is still suffering headaches. Roe, fifth in the European Tour money list, was hit during the pre-tournament pro-am for the English Open.

WORLD SERIES OF GOLF (Akron, Ohio) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 269 J M Olazabal (Sp) 66 67 69 67. 270 S Hoch 71 64 65 70. 271 B Faxon 69 68 65 69; S Lowery 67 66 66 72. 272 J Huston 73 64 64 71; M McNulty (Zim) 69 68 65 70. 273 M Heinen 71 67 65 70. 274 F Couples 69 70 65 70; G Norman (Aus) 67 67 68 72. 276 H Irwin 70 65 71 70; N Price (Zim) 68 66 69 73. 277 T Lehman 72 69 64 72; D Love 68 72 67 70; L Mize 69 68 68 72; L Roberts 65 70 68 74. 278 C Pavin 70 70 69 69; J Gallagher 70 68 70 70; B Glasson 71 73 64 70; J Maggert 66 74 65 73; C Stadler 65 78 64 71. 279 J Haas 75 64 70 70; K Perry 69 72 70 68; B Mayfair 67 72 69 71. Selected: 293 C Mason (GB) 72 74 71 76. 295 J Daly 69 73 70 83.

FRANKLIN QUEST SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIP (Park City, Utah) Leading final scores: 204 T Weiskopf 68 67 69; D Stockton 68 66 70. 205 J Kiefer 68 69 68; B Murphy 69 66 70. 207 J Albus 71 67 69; G Archer 72 66 69. 208 T Aaron 70 68 70; J Sigel 69 69 70; T Jacklin 71 67 70.

DU MAURIER CLASSIC LPGA TOURNAMENT (Ottawa) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 279 M Nause 65 71 72 71. 280 M McGann 66 71 71 72. 281 L Neumann (Swe) 70 67 71 73. 283 J Geddes 74 67 70 72; M Mallon 70 72 68 73; B King 67 69 74 73.

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