Sporting Digest: Golf

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CATALAN OPEN (Osona Montanya, near Barcelona) Leading final scores (Yesterday's final round was washed out; GB or Irl unless stated): 201 S Torrance 71 63 67. 204 J Townsend (US) 66 69 69. 205 P Way 66 73 66; A Sherborne 65 72 68. 206 D Curry 69 73 64; J Parnevik (Swe) 69 68 69; E Darcy 69 68 69. 207 J M Olazabal (Sp) 68 73 66; G Evans 68 69 70; R Drummond 66 70 71; I Woosnam 69 67 71. 208 F Nobilo (NZ) 68 71 69; D Clarke 66 73 69; J Rivero (Sp) 70 68 70; M Gates 67 70 71, B Lane 68 67 73. 209 S Tinning (Den) 67 70 72. 210 M Mackenzie 70 69 71, C Moody 72 71 67, D W Basson (SA) 69 69 72, F Lindgren (Swe) 69 69 72; A Binaghi (It) 65 72 73. 211 A Gillner (Swe) 69 72 70; G J Brand 70 72 69; S Bowman (US) 70 72 69; M A Martin (Sp) 69 73 69; H-P Thul (Ger) 68 74 69; J Payne 68 72 71; P-U Johansson (Swe) 71 69 71; J Robinson 69 70 72; A Hare 68 71 72; O Eskildsen (Den) 71 72 68; J Davila (Sp) 70 73 68. 212 R Goosen (SA) 73 69 70; J Coceres (Arg) 72 69 71; J Carriles (Sp) 69 71 72; J Van de Velde (Fr) 70 73 69; G Turner (NZ) 67 72 73; J Spence 68 75 69; B Marchbank 68 75 69. 213 P Fowler (Aus) 73 69 71; S Ames (Trin) 68 76 69. 214 P Eales 71 71 72; S McAllister 70 70 74; J M Canizares (Sp) 69 72 73; A Bossert (Swit) 69 71 74; R Mackenzie (Chile) 72 71 71; A Forsbrand (Swe) 70 73 71; P Curry 68 75 71.

VOLVO EUROPEAN TOUR ORDER OF MERIT (after Catalan Open): 1 D Gilford (Eng) pounds 145,582; 2 M James (Eng) pounds 122,236.67; 3 F Nobilo (NZ) pounds 119,447.33; 4 C Rocca (It) pounds 115,935; 5 S Torrance (Sco) pounds 115,008.27; 6 W Westner (SA) pounds 96,140; 7 N Faldo (Eng) pounds 95,325; 8 C Montgomerie (Sco) pounds 86,573.74; 9 J Payne (Eng) pounds 82,604.73; 10 D W Basson (SA) pounds 81,303.50; 11 S Richardson (Eng) pounds 71,914.41; 12 B Lane (Eng) pounds 70,789.83, 13 E Romero (Arg) pounds 68,097.49, 14 G Brand Jnr (Sco) pounds 68,087.10; 15 J Van de Velde (Fr) pounds 67,244.16; 16 A Oldcorn (Eng) pounds 60,230; 17 R Goosen (SA) pounds 59,294.53; 18 S Ames (Trin) 55,522.50; 19 J Spence (Eng) pounds 55,387.50; 20 G Turner (NZ) pounds 52,293.

RYDER CUP POINTS TABLE Leading positions: 1 B Lane (Eng) 290,248.78; 2 C Montgomerie (Sco) 236,826.35; 3 N Faldo (Eng) 228,527.50; 4 M James (Eng) 195,659.08; 5 J Spence (Eng) 188,057.65; 6 D Gilford (Eng) 175,455.93; 7 S Lyle (Sco) 172,109.01; 8 B Langer (Ger) 164,751.48; 9 S Richardson (Eng) 164,002.91; 10 M A Jimenez (Sp) 161,678.18; 11 C Rocca (It) 160,166.27; 12 J Payne (Eng) 152,106.24; 13 M Roe (Eng) 145,487.91; 14 S Torrance (Sco) 145,215.95; 15 R Karlsson (Swe) 114,657.50; 16 D Feherty (N Irl) 112,555; 17 G Brand Jnr (Sco) 105,907.76; 18 A Forsbrand (Swe) 105,526.04; 19 J M Olazabal (Sp) 104,414.17; 20 I Woosnam (Wal) 100,280.21.

GREATER GREENSBORO OPEN (North Carolina) Leading third-round scores (US unless stated): 208 S Elkington (Aus) 71 68 69; M Sullivan 67 68 73. 209 G Morgan 71 69 69. 210 P Azinger 73 67 70; L Clements 70 68 72. 211 V Singh (Fiji) 72 67 72; J Mahaffey 70 71 70; D Edwards 70 71 70; D Hart 72 65 74. 212 L Janzen 71 71 70; R Mediate 74 67 71. 213 D Hammond 73 72 68; D Mast 70 75 68; M Weibe 72 73 68; M Brooks 76 68 69; H Twitty 72 71 70. 214 B Andrade 74 72 68; H Irwin 71 73 70; J Cook 71 73 70; J Sluman 78 65 71; J Edwards 70 73 71; M O'Meara 74 68 72; L Ten Broeck 72 70 72. Selected: 219 S Lyle (GB) 75 70 74.

DUNLOP OPEN TOURNAMENT (Ibaraki, Japan) Leading final scores (Japanese unless stated): 275 H Meshiai 69 68 69 69. 277 K Takahashi 71 69 72 65; K Wentworth (US) 69 69 68 71. 278 S Katayama 69 71 69 69. 278 N Serizawa 70 67 69 72. 280 T Watanabe 71 71 70 68; H Kase 72 71 69 68; T Nakajima 69 72 71 68; N Ozaki 67 69 74 70; T Nakamura 69 71 68 72; Yeh Chang-ting (Tai) 68 68 69 75.

AMATEUR INTERNATIONAL (Marbella): England bt Spain 15-5 (Eng names first) Singles results only: S Cage bt F Valera 2 up; C Edwards (Eng) bt F Cea 2 up; C Watts (Eng) lost to J A Vizcaya 3 and 2; R Hutt bt J San Felix 4 and 3; V Phillips bt J A Rosillo 2 and 1; W Bennett bt R Gonzalez 1 up; M Stanford bt J A Marin (Sp) 1 up; G Wolstenholme bt L Gabarda 6 and 4.

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