Sporting Digest: Golf

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GREATER GREENSBORO OPEN (Greensboro, N Carolina) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 275 M Springer 64 69 70 72. 278 H Irwin 65 73 71 69; E Humenik 72 65 73 68; B Bryant 68 71 68 71. 279 B Lohr 69 71 69 70. 280 D Hammond 70 71 69 70; J Morse 72 68 67 73. 281 D Edwards 71 74 68 68; J Edwards 69 69 73 70; M Smith 69 73 69 70; D Hart 75 69 67 70. 282 G Morgan 68 71 69 74. 283 J Haas 69 73 71 70; H Twitty 72 69 71 71. 284 M Dawson 70 74 72 68; S Lowery 71 72 71 70; B Faxon 68 73 73 70; R Maltbie 69 75 70 70; B Kratzert 69 72 72 71; G Boros 71 73 69 71; L Clements 71 69 72 72. Selected: 290 D Feherty (GB) 70 74 71 75.

DUNLOP OPEN (Ina, Japan) Leading final-round scores (Japan unless stated): 274 M Ozaki 67 68 70 69. 275 Hsieh Chin-sheng (Tai) 72 67 69 67. 278 F Minoza (Phil) 69 69 66 74. 281 R Gibson (Can) 70 70 72 69; S Ginn (Aus) 74 71 65 71; M Kimura 68 71 70 72; K Takahashi 71 68 69 73. 282 K Tomori 70 74 70 68; T Suguhara 70 75 68 69; D Boulet (HK) 69 73 70 70; P Senior (Aus) 69 69 73 71. Selected: 291 J Gould (GB) 74 69 77 71.

VOLVO EUROPEAN TOUR ORDER OF MERIT (GB or Irl unless stated): 1 J-M Olazabal (Sp) 88,225.37; 2 E Els (SA) 83,100.00; 3 P Eales 77,679.39; 4 D Gilford 75,953.50; 5 H Clark 71,183.93; 6 A Forsbrand (Swe) 68,800.00; 7 P Hedblom (Swe) 68,487.57; 8 C Mason Lane 53,241.31.

EUROPEAN SOLHEIM CUP TABLE Leading positions: 1 L Davies (Eng) 442.5pts; 2 A Sorenstam (Swe) 427; 3 C Nilsmark (Swe) 317.5; 4 M L De Lorenzi (Fr) 294; 5 T Johnson (Eng) 241.5; 6 F Dassu (It) 221.5; 7 L Fairclough (Eng) 196; 8 A Nicholas (Eng) 185; 9 A Arruti (Sp) 154; 10 D Reid (Sco) 143.5. (Top five qualify automatically after English Open on 4 September, with the captain Mickey Walker selecting remaining five players).

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