Sporting Digest: Golf

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NEC WORLD SERIES (Akron, Ohio) Leading third-round scores (US unless stated): 207 D Edwards 66 69 72; J Gallagher Jnr 66 75 66; G Norman (Aus) 69 69 69; N Price (Zim) 69 67 71. 208 C Stadler 71 69 68; D Frost (SA) 68 69 71; F Allem (SA) 68 68 72; S Elkington (Aus) 69 67 72. 211 V Singh (Fiji) 73 70 68. 215 J Daly 72 73 70; R Zokol (Can) 73 71 71; I Aoki (Japan) 74 72 69; B Hughes (Aus) 73 73 69; T Kite 72 71 72; G Hallberg 74 69 72. 217 L Mize 75 72 70; T Nakajima (Japan) 71 75 71; G Waite (NZ) 72 70 75. 218 N Ozaki (Japan) 76 74 68; L Janzen 75 70 73.

DU MAURIER WOMEN'S CLASSIC (London, Ontario) Leading third-round scores (US unless stated): 206 B King 65 70 71. 207 B Burton 71 70 66; B Daniel 69 70 68. 208 V Fergon 67 73 68; K Guadagnino 69 69 70; D Mochrie 68 69 71. 209 D Lofland-Dormann 68 68 73. 210 S Little (SA) 72 69 69; D Coe- Jones (Can) 64 74 72.

INTERNATIONAL EUROPEAN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Dalmahoy) Leading final scores: 276 M Backhausen (Den) 70 70 71 65; L Westwood (Eng) 68 66 71 71 (Backhausen won three-hole play-off by two shots). 279 M Ellis (Wal) 69 69 70 71; K Vainola (Fin) 66 68 71 74; M Erlandsson (Swe) 66 68 70 75. 280 D Downie (Sco) 69 67 73 71; L James (Eng) 69 70 71 70; M Mazur (Ger) 71 71 69 69. 281 R Hutt (Eng) 71 67 68 75; U Jonsson (Icel) 71 68 70 72. 282 M Welch (Eng) 70 71 71 70; M Lundberg (Swe) 69 67 72 74; N Beaufils (Fr) 71 68 72 71; W Bryson (Sco) 68 68 70 76; R Bland (Eng) 70 66 71 75. 283 F Valera (Sp) 69 76 70 68; P Streeter (Eng) 74 67 68 74; R Sailer (Aut) 70 69 71 73.

FOUR CLUB GOLFERS HOME INTERNATIONALS (The Belfry) Foursomes: Northern Ireland 1 1/2 England 2 1/2 . (N Irl names first): A Ennis (Bright Castle) and S McAllister (Whitehead) lost to D McPheeley (Longcliffe) and I Brandon (Goldenhill) 2 and 1, S Gault (Enniskillen) and N McQuillan (Massereene) lost to M Clewley (Tytherington) and A Munt (Bishopswood) two holes, C McCann (Cliftonville) and A McGovern (Clandeboye) bt D Creaser (Boothferry) and R Green (Dereham) 6 and 4, B McCluskey (Balmoral) and C Langford (Rathmore) halved with R Rogers (Carlyon Bay) and G Clarkson (Kings Lynn). Wales 2 Scotland 2. (Wal names first): S Bull (Royal Porthcawl) and A Sherriff (Whitchurch) halved with G McFarlane (Clydebank and Dist) and K Dorrian (Dunbarton), D Standring (Royal St Davids) and P Slater (Wenvoe Castle) bt I Hunter (Williamwood) and J Guthrie (Forfar) one hole, M Jones (Glamorganshire) and I Hill (St Idloes) halved with S Andersan (Harburn) and R McGuire (Cranbrook), R Howells (Pontardawe) and R Edwards (Llandrindod Wells) lost to I Stilson (Letham Grange) and J Cossar (Haggs Castle) 3 and 2. Singles: Northern Ireland 2 England 4. (N Irl names first): Ennis lost to Brandon 1 hole, Gault bt McPheely 8 and 7, McCann bt Creaser 1 hole, McGovern lost to Clewley 3 and 2, McAllister lost to Rogers 5 and 4, McCluskey lost to Clarkson 7 and 6. Wales 2 1/2 Scotland 3 1/2 . (Wal names first): Bull halved with McFarlane, Sherriff lost to Hunter one hole, Jones bt Stilson 4 and 3, Standring lost to Dorrian 4 and 3, Hill bt Guthrie one hole, Slater lost to Anderson 6 and 5. Final standings: 1 Scotland 4pts; 2 England 2; 3 Northern Ireland 1; 4 Wales 1.

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