Sporting Digest: Golf

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VOLVO EUROPEAN TOUR ORDER OF MERIT (after the Bell's Scottish Open): 1 J-M Olazabal (Sp) pounds 303,190; 2 B Langer (Ger) pounds 268,740; 3 C Montgomerie (Sco) pounds 229,874; 4 E Els (SA) pounds 199,599; 5 R Allenby (Aus) pounds 194,869; 6 N Faldo (Eng) pounds 192,099; 7 M Roe (Eng) pounds 190,924; 8 C Mason (Eng) pounds 175,419; 9 M A Jimenez (Sp) pounds 156,737; 10 S Ballesteros (Sp) pounds 154,548; 11 P Hedblom (Swe) pounds 129,156; 12 G Hjerstedt (Swe) pounds 128,735; 13 D Gilford (Eng) pounds 128,388; 14 J Lomas (Eng) pounds 125,635; 15 P Mitchell (Eng) pounds 122,256: 16 P Curry (Eng) pounds 116,049; 17 H Clark (Eng) pounds 115,393; 18 P Eales (Eng) pounds 113,044; 19 E Romero (Arg) pounds 109,759; 20 J Haeggman (Swe) pounds 108,610.

THE OPEN: Leading qualifying first-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): Glasgow Gailes (par 71): 64 C Gillies. 66 K Stables, *D Fisher, K Waters. 67 J van de Velde (Fr), M Mouland. 68 S Russell, D Hill (Aus), T Nash, A Coltart, O Sellberg (Swe), P-U Johansson (Swe). 69 M Roberts (Aus), K Triplett (US), S Gump (US); 70 D Screeton, J Rodger, T Gogele (Ger), R Burns, R Boxall, J Hawkes (SA). (Irvine Bogside, par 70): 66 P Way. 67 R Claydon. 68 *W Bennett, J Townsend (US), G Evans. 69 A Bossert (Swit), C O'Connor Jnr, W Riley (Aus), N Henning (SA). 70 A Collins, M Long (NZ), J Wright, G Emerson, S Ames (Tri), D Hospital (Sp), P Cowen, C Jones (Aus). 71 *M Keeling, D Diaz (Aus), J Singh (Ind), K Pearce (Wheatley), P Affleck, G McFarlane, I Gervas (Sp), F Mann, G Law. (Kilmarnock Barassie, par 71): 65 M Davis. 66 L Westwood. 67 *S Pullan, M Krantz (Swe). 68 M Lanner (Swe), W Lockett, C Green. 69 B McCallister (US), P O'Malley (Aus), K Walker, F Quinn (US), H Twitty (US). 70 S Tinning (Den), A Gorman, D Smyth, R Mann, M Green (SA), M Baker (Aus), J M Canizares (Sp). 71 P Golding, B Rumney, *N Parkinson, F Kiddie, J King, *S Barwick, F Regard (Fr), S Hamill, G Levenson (SA), P Hedblom (Swe). (Western Gailes, par 71): 65 L Fickling, G Turner (NZ), P McGinley. 66 R McFarlane, J Higgins. 68 A Murray, J L Guepy (Fr), C Ronald, S McAllister. 69 M McGuire, O Nordberg (Swe), M Campbell (NZ). 70 M Harwood (Aus), P Moloney (Aus), C Everett, M Gates, P Smith. 71 *G Clark, R Alvarez (Arg), P Linhart (Sp), N Sweeney, D Walker, D Phillips (US), E Darcy, G Nicklaus (US), P Simpson, R Gamez (US). *denotes amateur.

YONEX OPEN (Tokyo) Final round scores: (Japan unless stated): 274 M Ozaki 68 74 67 65. 277 N Serizawa 69 69 73 66. 278 Y Yamamoto 68 69 72 69; S Gimson (Sing) 71 70 67 70; T Nakao 69 68 68 73. 279 C Warren (Aus) 73 71 66 69; K Idoki 68 69 71 71. 280 S Kuwabara 69 71 73 67; T Maruyama 70 69 73 68; S Ginn (Aus) 73 67 71 69; W Levi (US) 72 70 69 69; T Hamilton (US) 71 68 70 71; Chen Tze- chung (Tai) 72 70 67 71. 281 R Backwell (Aus) 70 73 70 68. 283 G Meyer (US) 69 74 69 71. 285 C McClellan (US) 71 72 72 70; Lin Chie- hsiang (Tai) 71 69 73 72. 287 Z Moe (Burma) 72 72 67 76. 289 T Gale (Aus) 73 71 75 70.

ANHEUSER-BUSCH CLASSIC TOURNAMENT (Williamsburg) Leading final scores: (US unless noted): 267 M McCumber 67 69 65 66. 270 G Day 64 68 72 66. 272 J Leonard 67 69 67 69. 273 M Bradley 68 69 69 67; J Wilson 64 70 72 67; S Verplank 71 69 66 67. 274 J Haas 69 73 65 67; T Armour 67 69 71 67; B Lohr 61 68 73 72. 275 Y Mizumaki (Japan) 68 70 70 67; J Furyk 70 70 66 69. 276 K Green 67 69 71 69; M Hulbert 68 70 67 71. 277 B Clampett 70 70 70 67; B Crenshaw 71 67 70 69; S Hoch 65 72 70 70; K Perry 70 69 68 70; T Purtzer 66 69 70 72.

JAMIE FARR TOLEDO WOMEN'S CLASSIC Leading final scores (US unless stated): 204 K Robbins 69-70-65; T Green 66-71-67 (Robbins won at 1st extra hole). 206 M Mallon 67-70-69. 208 K Tschetter 68-71-69. 209 B Daniel 71-71-67; M Estill 71-70-68; J Dickinson 70-71-68; D Mochrie 69-70-70; L Merten 66-71-72. Selected: L Davies (GB) 69-72-76.

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