Sporting Digest: Golf

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IAN WOOSNAM and Sandy Lyle have entered the Scottish Open - which takes place from 7 to 10 July - two hours before the deadline. Nick Faldo will not take part. After defending his Irish Open title next week he will miss Gleneagles to concentrate on the following week's Open Championship at Sandwich, where he is also the holder.

SCOTLAND were in fourth place after 36 holes of the world junior team championships in Miki, Japan, yesterday. They had 451 points, 14 behind the leaders the United States.

WOMEN'S BELGIUM OPEN (Grez-Doiceau) Leading first-round scores: 67 P Wright (Sco). 69 L Davies (Eng). 70 M-L de Lorenzi (Fr), T Johnson (Eng), A Nicholas (Eng), L Hackney (Eng). 71 L Maritz-Atkins (SA), L Neumann (Swe), D Reid (Sco), D Petrizzi (US), H Dobson (Eng). 72 R Lautens (Swit), G Stewart (Sco), S Waugh (Aus), K Parker (US), L Sugg (US), V Palli (Fr).

MIZUNO OPEN (Hakui, Japan) Leading first-round scores (Japan unless stated): 67 Y Yamamoto, T Ueno. 68 D Ishii (US), B Watts (US), I Shirahama. 69 T Ozaki, R Mackay (Aus), H Sasaki. GB: 73 P Hoad (GB).

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