Sporting Digest: Golf

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COLONIAL TOURNAMENT (Forth Worth, Texas) Leading third-round scores: (US unless stated): 197 G Norman (Aus) 69 64 64; F Allem (SA) 66 63 68. 199 D Edwards 69 67 63; D Mast 64 66 69. 201 J Maggert 65 68 68; K Clearwater 71 61 69. 202 T Lehman 72 65 65; J Huston 66 70 66; L Roberts 66 70 66; C Pavin 70 65 67; D A Weibring 66 68 68; M Calcavecchia 69 64 69. 203 D Waldorf 65 69 69; H Irwin 68 66 69. 204 D Forsman 68 69 67; T Watson 69 64 71.

MITSUBISHI GALANT TOURNAMENT (Tokyo) Leading final scores: (Japanese unless stated): 277 Chen Tze-chung (Tai) 71 72 66 68. 281 T Ozaki 73 71 69 68; Y Mizumaki 73 69 71 68; B Jones (Aus) 70 69 71 71. 282 N Sugai 73 71 68 70; M Ozaki 71 67 70 74. 283 T Gale (Aus) 70 73 70 70. 284 S Gimson (Sing) 68 69 75 72; E Herrera (Col) 68 74 67 75. 286 Chen Tze-ming (Tai) 70 69 73 74. 288 T Hamilton (US) 72 69 75 72. 289 R Mackay (Aus) 69 73 73 74; G Meyer (US) 71 71 72 75. 293 Kyi Hla Han (Bur) 71 75 73 74. 294 G Marsh (Aus) 72 73 76 73.

LPGA CLASSIC (Corning, New York) Leading third-round scores: (US unless stated): 208 K Robbins 70 68 70. 212 A Nicholas 71 70 71; H Kobayashi (Japan) 71 68 73. 214 R Jones 75 68 71; J Lidback (Swe) 74 69 71; T Barrett 75 67 72; P Sheehan 72 70 72. 215 P Sinn 76 68 71; J Crafter (Aus) 73 70 72; C Johnston Forbes 70 73 72; T Green 72 70 73. 216 A Benz 73 73 70; A Finney 70 74 72; J Carner 72 71 73. 217 D C Jones 75 72 70; C Rarick 73 73 71; M McGann 72 72 73; J Geddes 73 70 74. 218 M Berteotti 73 74 71; M Blackwelder 76 70 72; L Merten 72 74 72; L Walters 73 72 73; M B Zimmerman 75 69 74; T Johnson 74 69 75; M Will 75 67 76.

LORA FAIRCLOUGH, from Lancashire, led the British challenge when she shot a second-round 71 for a two-under-par 142 in the Holiday Inn Leiden Open in the Netherlands yesterday. However, she finished four strokes behind the American challenger, Susan Moon, who added a 68 to her opening 70 to lead on 138 before near gale-force winds hampered the late starters.

HOLIDAY INN LEIDEN WOMEN'S OPEN (Rijswijk) Leading second-round scores (GB and Irl unless stated): 138 S Moon (US) 70 68. 140 C Dibnah (Aus) 67 73; M Lunn (Aus) 69 71. 142 L Fairclough 71 71; A Sorenstam (Swe) 72 70. 143 S Waugh (Aus) 67 76; L Hackney 69 74; L Davies 72 71. 144 V Palli (Fr) 70 74; L Maritz (SA) 69 75; J Soulsby 72 72. 145 W Doolan (Aus) 74 71. 146 E Aron (Fr) 70 76; K Parker (US) 76 70; S Gronberg Whitmore (Swe) 71 75; D Dowling 74 72; S Wineinger (US) 72 74. 147 D Patterson (US) 75 72; S Robinson 74 73; C Soules (Fr) 72 75; A Gottmo (Swe) 73 74; C Nilsmark (Swe) 72 75.

AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Royal Portrush) Final: I Pyman (Sand Moor) bt P Page (Dartford) at 37th.

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