Sporting Digest: Golf

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WESTERN MEN'S OPEN (Lemont, Illinois): Leading first-round scores (US unless stated): 64 N Price (Zim). 65 M Wiebe. 67 R Cochran, M Hulbert, D Forsman, B Kamm, K Clearwater, R Beiersdorf. 68 G Kraft, F Couples, A Magee, D A Weibring, G Waie (NZ), Y Kaneko (Japan).

PGA PHILANTHROPY TOURNAMENT (Hokkaido, Japan): Leading second-round (Japan unless stated): 138 T Hamilton (US) 68 70; K Takahashi 69 69. 140 B Watts (US) 70 70. 142 R Mackay (Aus) 71 71; E Itai 71 71; S Iizuka 71 71; K Hasegawa 70 72. GB: 147 P Hoad 74 73.

EUROPEAN AMATEUR TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (Marianske Lazne, Cz Rep): Quarter-finals: England 5 1/2 Austria 1 1/2 . Foursomes (Eng names first): I Pyman and S Cage bt M Brier and M Wittman 4 and 3; M Stanford and W Bennett bt R Sailer and P Mensi-Klarbath 21st. Singles: Pyman bt Zitny 1 hole; Cage halved with Sailer; L James lost to Brier 5 and 4; V Phillips bt Winkler 5 and 4; Stanford bt Wittman 6 and 5. Wales 4 1/2 Ireland 2 1/2 . Foursomes (Wal names first): B Dredge and R Johnson bt G McGimpsey and R Burns 21st; R Dinsdale and C O'Carroll lost to P Harrington and N Anderson 3 and 2. Singles: Dredge bt McGimpsey 3 and 2; Johnson lost to Harrington 1 hole; C Evans halved with Burns; O'Carroll bt Anderson 4 and 3; M MaCarra bt Fanagan 2 and 1. Scotland 2 France 5. Foursomes (Sco names first): D Robertson and R Russell lost to S Delagrange and J Dahlstrom 20th; D Kirkpatrick and S Gallacher bt C Cevaer and G Briazay 19th. Singles: Russell lost to F Stolear 2 and 1; Hay lost to J-Y Dusson 3 and 2; Robertson lost to Cevaer 19th; A Reid lost to Delagrange 2 holes; Kirkpatrick bt Dahlstrom 3 and 1. Sweden 5 Denmark 2.

LAURA DAVIES of Britain hit a second- round 68 to take control of the Hennessy Cup in Cologne yesterday. Davies, with a six-under-par total of 138, leads by one stroke from Trish Johnson of Britain and Sweden's Helen Alfredsson.

HENNESSY CUP WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Refrath, Cologne): Leading second-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 138 L Davies 70 68. 139 H Alfredsson (Swe) 68 71; T Johnson 71 68. 140 M-L de Lorenzi (Fr) 70 70. 141 H Dobson 71 70; F Descampe (Bel) 70 71; C Nilsmark (Swe) 66 75; P Wright 71 70; M Lunn (Aus) 66 75; J Soulsby 72 69.

SHELL SCOTTISH SENIORS OPEN (Aberdeen): Leading first-round scores (GB unless stated): 69 T Horton. 70 B Huggett, M Murphy (Irl), H Inggs (SA). 71 B Carter, N Coles, B Thatcher (US), R Botts (US).

GLENMUIR CLUB PROFESSIONALS' CHAMPIONSHIP (Coventry): Leading final scores: 274 C Hall (Bulwell For). 277 R Weir (Cowal), M Parker (Riverside). 278 J Harrison (Barnard Castle).

WEETABIX GOLF FOUNDATION AGE GROUP REGIONAL FINALS (Forfar): Boys' winners: Under-16: S Gray (Thornton) 73. Under-15: G Thomson (Moray) 75. Under-14: D Main (Moray) 77. Under-13: M MacLennan (Moray) 88. Girls' winners: Under-16: L McKay (Golspie) 80. Under-15: L Anderson (Moray) 110. Under-14: P McKay (Golspie) 94.