Sporting Digest: Golf

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DAVID FISHER became the first player since Michael Bonallack in 1968 to win the English amateur strokeplay and matchplay titles.

ENGLISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Saunton) Final: D Fisher (Stoke Poges) bt R Bland (Bramshott Hill) 3 and 1.

SCOTTISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Royal Dornoch) Final: D Robertson (Cochrane Castle) bt R Russell (Longniddry) two holes.

WELSH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Southerndown) Final: B Dredge (Bryn Meadows) bt M Ellis (Wrexham) 3 and 1.

MEMPHIS CLASSIC Leading third-round scores (US unless stated): 200 F Zoeller 67 68 65; N Price (Zim) 69 65 66. 202 G Morgan 69 69 64; F Funk 68 69 65; R Fehr 68 66 68. 203 M Brooks 70 69 64; D Love 65 72 66; J Maggert 67 65 71. 205 D Duval 71 68 66; L Roberts 69 67 69; J Daly 67 66 72. 206 K Triplett 71 70 65; N Lancaster 66 73 67; T Kite 70 67 69; B Mayfair 70 67 69; C Strange 71 66 69; J Adams 68 68 70.

NST NIIGATA OPEN (Tokyo) Leading final- round scores (Japan unless stated): 275 K Idoki 69 64 68 74. 278 Y Kaneko 74 65 72 67; H Meshiai 68 70 71 69; H Kamide 70 72 67 69; S Gimson (Sing) 69 69 69 71. 279 S Kuwahara 66 73 73 67; S Higashi 71 69 68 71; N Ikeuchi 70 68 67 74.

LPGA PING-WELCH'S CHAMPIONSHIP (Canton, Massachusetts) Leading third-round scores (US unless stated): 205 D Andrews 71 68 66. 208 S Croce (It) 69 71 68; H Alfredsson (Swe) 69 67 72; M Berteotti 73 66 69; V Skinner 69 71 68. 210 P Bradley 69 73 68; D Mochrie 71 69 70; D Ammaccapane 70 72 68. Selected: 211 L Davies (GB) 72 68 71; T Johnson (GB) 68 71 72. 213 P Wright (GB) 74 73 66.

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