Sporting Digest: Golf

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GTE BYRON NELSON CLASSIC (Irving, Texas) Leading final scores (reduced to two rounds because of weather; US unless stated): 132 N Lancaster 67 65; D Ogrin 64 68; D Edwards 67 65; M Carnevale 65 67; T Byrum 68 64; Y Mizumaki (Japan) 66 66 (Lancaster wins at first extra hole). 133 B Bryant 66 67. 134 B Gilder 67 67; R Black 70 64; G Norman (Aus) 66 68; B Crenshaw 66 68; M Brooks 67 67; J Woodland (Aus) 69 65. Selected: 139 D A Russell (GB) 70 69.

McDONALD'S LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP (Wilmington, Del) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 279 Davies (GB) 70 72 69 68. 282 A Ritzman 68 73 71 70. 283 E Crosby 76 71 69 67; P Bradley 73 73 70 67; H Kobayashi (Japan) 72 73 71 67; L Neumann (Swe) 74 73 67 69.

WELSH WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP (Royal Porthcawl) First round: L Dermott (Royal Liverpool) bt L Davies (Conwy) 6 and 4; K Baird (Radyr) bt P Chugg (Whitchurch) one hole; S Turner (Bull Bay) bt K Stark (Brinhill) 4 and 3; J Thomas (Pontardawe) bt J Davies (Ashburnham) 5 and 4; V Thomas (Pennard) bt H Calvert (Llantrisant and Pontyclun) 7 and 6; S Lovatt (Prestatyn) bt A Prichard (Royal Porthcawl) at 20th; S Jenkins (West Hill) bt J Lloyd (Royal Mid Surrey) 3 and 2; L Isherwood (Royal Porthcawl) bt D Richards (Bargoed) 3 and 2. Quarter- finals: Dermott bt Baird 2 and 1; J Thomas bt Turner 3 and 2; V Thomas bt Lovatt 4 and 3; Isherwood bt Jenkins 7 and 6.

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