Sporting Digest: Golf

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THE European women's tour announced yesterday that the Slovenian Open, due to be played at Bled between 18 and 20 June, has been cancelled because of increasing political uncertainty in the Balkan country.

AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Royal Portrush): Third round: M Welch (Hill Valley) bt C Watson (East Renfrewshire) 4 and 3; M Lundberg (Swe) bt J Fanagan (Milltown) 3 and 2; M J Watson (Weymouth) bt R Bland (Bramshott Hill) 3 and 2; I D Pyman (Sand Moor) bt D Haines (Burnham and Berrow) 2 holes; C Cevaer (Fr) bt B Collier (Callander) 5 and 4; N H Anderson (Shandon Park) bt O Rojahn (Nor) 5 and 4; V L Phillips (Stoke Poges) bt M L Pullan (Sand Moor) 2 holes; A E Reid (Kilmarnock Barassie) bt B Dredge (Bryn Meadows) 4 and 3; P Harrington (Stackstown) bt F Jacobson (Swe) 1 hole; G McGimpsey (Bangor) bt L J Westwood (Worksop) 3 and 2; A Prat (Sp) bt D J Ross (Stoke Rochford) 1 hole; P J Page (Dartford) bt S Cage (Sand Moor) 5 and 4; D Fisher (Stoke Poges) bt P Sherman (Ashford) 19th; S Mackenzie (West Linton) bt C O'Carroll (Brynhill) 2 and 1; M J Thompson (Ferndown) bt S Graham (Ham Manor) 2 and 1; R Russell (Longniddry) bt P Purdy (Shandon Park) 2 and 1. Fourth round: Lundberg bt Welch 20th; Pyman bt Watson 1 hole; Anderson bt Cevaer 2 and 1; Phillips bt Reid 2 holes; Harrington bt McGimpsey 4 and 3; Page bt Prat 4 and 2; Fisher bt Mackenzie 3 and 2; Russell bt Thompson 6 and 5.

COLONIAL TOURNAMENT (Fort Worth, Texas): Leading first-round scores (US unless stated): 64 D Mast. 65 D Waldorf, J Maggert. 66 F Allem (SA), D A Weibring, J Huston, R Cochran, L Roberts. 67 B Glasson, S Pate, G Morgan.

LPGA CLASSIC (Corning, NY): Leading first-round scores (US unless stated): 70 C Johnston-Forbes, A Finney, K Robbins. 71 L Rinker-Graham, T-J Myers, H Kobayashi (Japan), A Nicholas, M Morris.