Sporting Digest: Golf

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KEMPER OPEN (Potomac, Maryland) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 275 G Waite (NZ) 66 67 72 70. 276 T Kite 70 65 69 72. 277 S Hoch 70 69 70 68; M Bradley 69 71 69 68. 278 B Estes 68 70 74 66. 279 J Anderson 68 73 68 70.

LEADING WORLD RANKINGS: 1 N Faldo (GB) 23.30pts ave; 2 B Langer (Ger) 15.44; 3 F Couples (US) 14.55; 4 N Price (Zim) 14.00; 5 G Norman (Aus) 13.77; 6 J-M Olazabal (Sp) 11.88; 7 T Kite (US) 11.82; 8 I Woosnam (GB) 11.71; 9 P Azinger (US) 11.36; 10 J Cook (US) 10.65; 18 C Montgomerie (GB) 7.74.

LEADING US PGA MONEY WINNERS (US unless stated): 1 T Kite dollars 658,964; 2 B Langer (Ger) 626,938; 3 N Price (Zim) 612,052; 4 P Stewart 539,158; 5 G Norman (Aus) 497,587; 6 P Azinger 495,413; 7 R Mediate 486,502; 8 S Elkington (Aus) 447,182; 9 F Couples 435,925; 10 L Janzen 429,012.

WELSH WOMEN'S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Abergele and Pensarn): First round: V Thomas (Pennard) bt C Thomas (Holyhead) 5 and 4; H Lawson (Bull Bay) bt A Magee (Holyhead) 3 and 2; R Morgan (Monmouth) bt S Boyes (Wenboe Castle) 2 and 1; J Foster (Pontardawe) bt A Briggs (Royal Liverpool) one hole; S Lovatt (Prestatyn) bt L Isherwood (Royal Porthcawl) 2 and 1; P Chugg (Whitchurch) bt J Lloyd (Royal Mid Surrey) 2 and 1; A Donne (Paveswood and Buckley) bt P Runcie (Abergele and Pensarn) 8 and 7; D Richards (Bargoed) bt B Jones (Denbigh) at 19th. Second round: Thomas bt Lawson one hole; Foster bt Morgan one hole; Lovett bt Chugg two holes; Donn bt Richards two holes.

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