Sporting Digest: Golf

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BMW INTERNATIONAL OPEN (Munich) Leading final-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 274 M McNulty (Zim) 70 71 68 65. 275 S Ballesteros (Sp) 69 68 72 66. 276 M Roe 68 71 68 69. 277 D Clarke 67 69 68 73. 278 J Robinson 67 71 71 69; J Bland (SA) 71 72 67 68. 279 C Rocca (It) 73 71 70 65; J Hawkes (SA) 71 70 71 67; D Cooper 72 69 70 68; S Struver (Ger) 73 70 67 69; N Fasth (Swe) 67 73 68 71; P Mitchell 73 66 68 72; R McFarlane 72 68 66 73. 280 A Forsbrand (Swe) 73 71 69 67; A Bossert (Swit) 74 67 70 69; A Collison 71 66 73 70; M James 71 72 66 71; B Langer (Ger) 68 68 71 73. 281 A Coltart 74 69 68 70; J Quiros (Sp) 71 73 69 68; P O'Malley (Aus) 69 72 71 69; R Boxall 71 73 68 69; A Oldcorn 71 68 69 73.

VOLVO EUROPEAN TOUR ORDER OF MERIT (GB or Irl unless stated): 1 J M Olazabal (Sp) pounds 315,530; 2 C Montgomerie pounds 297,994; 3 B Langer (Ger) pounds 287,910; 4 M A Jimenez (Sp) pounds 270,347; 5 M Roe pounds 267,227; 6 M McNulty (Zim) pounds 227,449; 7 E Els (SA) pounds 224,325; 8 N Faldo pounds 222,099; 9 S Ballesteros (Sp) pounds 218,898; 10 R Allenby (Aus) pounds 201,819.

BUICK OPEN (Grand Blanc, Mo) Leading second-round scores (US unless stated): 131 C Pavin 66 65. 135 F Funk 65 70. 136 D Love 69 67; D Waldorf 69 67. 137 N Faldo (GB) 70 67; F Couples 72 65; T Kite 69 68. 138 Y Mizumaki (Japan) 69 69; K Clearwater 71 67; J Wilson 70 68; C Parry (Aus) 69 69; S Pate 71 67; T Lehman 71 67. 139 J D Blake 69 70; H Twitty 69 70; E Toledo (Mex) 69 70; S Elkington (Aus) 71 68. GB selected: 142 D Feherty 71 71. 143 A Lyle 70 73; S Torrance 75 68.

IRISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (Portmarnock). Leading second round scores: 142 T Harrington (Stackstown) 73 69. 143 C Cassidy (Portmarnock) 73 70. 144 A McCormack (Scrabo) 74 70. 145 D Finn (Mallow) 68 77. 146 J Fanagan (Milltown) 73 73; B Hobson (Shandon Park) 68 78. 147 M Morris (Port Marnock) 77 70; P Murray (Tipperary) 72 75; R Conway (Portmarnock) 74 73. 148 J Morris (Douglas) 76 72; A Morrow (Port Marnock) 75 73; T Cleary (Fermoy) 75 73.

SCOTTISH WOMEN'S OPEN (Dalmahoy) Leading final-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated: 278 L Davies 69 69 68 72. 279 K Orum (Den) 68 70 71 70. 280 L Navarro (Sp) 73 69 70 68; J Geddes (US) 71 68 71 70. 281 H Alfredsson (Swe) 70 73 68 70. 282 P Grice-Whittaker 70 69 73 70; F Dassu (It) 70 70 71 71; L Neumann (Swe) 68 72 71 71. 284 W Doolan 69 75 72 68; A Nicholas 72 72 69 71; D Reid 69 70 72 73.

FORD MERIT TABLE (GB or Irl unless stated): 1 H Alfredsson (Swe) pounds 48,665; 2 L Davies pounds 44,759; 3 H Wadsworth pounds 39,520; 4 T Hanson (US) pounds 36,205; 5 L Neumann (Swe) pounds 35,250; 6 L Fairclough pounds 31,824; 7 F Descampe (Bel) pounds 31,042; 8 A Nicholas pounds 29,672; 9 S Gautrey (Aus) pounds 28,150; 10 C Nilsmark (Swe) pounds 26,072.

SOLHEIM CUP Leading positions: 1 L Davies 954pts; 2 A Sorenstam (Swe) 591; 3 H Wasdworth 498; 4 L Fairclough 454; 5 F Dassu (It) 432; 6 C Nilsmark 417; 7 H Alfredsson 401; 8 T Johnson 389; 9 L Neumann 367; 10 K Orum (Den) 361.

LPGA CLASSIC (Stratton Mountain, Vermont) Leading third-round scores (US unless stated): 206 C Hill 69 72 65. 208 N Ramsbottom 69 69 70. 209 J Pitcock 73 68 68; B King 64 73 72. 210 P Dunlap 68 71 71. 211 S Hamlin 71 69 71; K Tschetter 70 69 72. 212 D Andrews 68 71 73. 213 S Steinhauer 69 72 72; G Graham (Can) 75 65 73. 214 D Mochrie 73 69 72; N Lopez 72 70 72; D Vidal 71 71 72; C Rarick 69 73 72; M Bell 71 70 73; E Gibson 67 74 73; D Richard 71 69 74; C Pierce (GB) 69 71 74.

PGA SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIP (Sunningdale) Leading final-round scores (GB or Irl unless stated): 203 J Morgan 68 68 67. 205 D Creamer 70 66 69. 206 R Campagnoli (It) 72 69 65. 207 T Fine (US) 69 68 70. 209 A Croce 67 70 72; A Garrido (Sp) 70 72 67. 210 T Horton 68 71 71; N Coles 70 68 72. 211 B Hunt 71 70 70.

BANK OF BOSTON SENIOR CLASSIC (Nashawtuc, Boston) Leading second round scores (US unless stated): 133 J Albus 67 66. 136 R Floyd 69 67. 137 L Trevino 70 67. 138 T Wargo 68 70. 139 B Dickson 69 70; B Charles 69 70.

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