Sporting Digest: Golf

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PHIL MICKLESON became the youngest player since Jack Nicklaus to win three events on the US PGA tour when he won the International Tournament in Castle Rock, Colorado, on Sunday.

INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (Castle Rock, Colorado) Leading final scores (played under modified stableford format, US unless stated): 45pts P Mickelson 11 7 11 16. 37 M Calcavecchia 0 4 14 19. 33 P Blackmar 6 15 5 7. 31 G Norman (Aus) 11 6 5 9; S Simpson 2 13 8 8. 28 B Faxon 13 7 2 6; S Pate 14 1 5 8. 26 S Kendall 12 9 1 4. 25 R Mediate 8 1 5 11. 23 C Parry (Aus) 4 3 12 4. 22 B Claar 7 9 1 5; H Irwin 4 4 7 7. 21 M O'Meara 13 9 1 -2; Larry Rinker 10 5 1 5. 19 V Singh (Fiji) 2 4 15 -2; T Nakajima (Japan) 2 12 4 1; S Elkington (Aus) 5 2 10 2. 18 Mike Hulbert 5 1 8 4. 16 P Persons 1 4 10 1; Tom Purtzer 2 12 5 -3; B Ogle (Aus) 2 3 8 3. 14 N Lancaster -2 10 5 1. 13 P Moss -1 10 9 -5. 9 M Dawson 4 9 0 -4.

US LPGA Tournament (Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 205 H Kobayashi (Japan) 73 67 65; C Rarick 67 69 69 (Kobayashi won at first play-off hole). 206 T Barrett 68 72 66. 207 D Lofland-Dormann 66 72 69. 208 J Briles-Hinton 70 70 68; J Crafter (Aus) 72 66 70. 210 A Alcott 70 72 68; J Anschutz 71 66 73. 211 N Daghe 71 73 67; B Burton 71 69 71; S Farwig 68 70 73. 213 G Graham (Can) 69 71 73. 214 P Sinn (N Kor) 71 74 69. 216 D Coe-Jones (Can) 72 71 73. 217 S Little (SA) 74 70 73; J Stephenson (Aus) 68 73 76. 218 N White (Can) 75 71 72.

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