25 Jul 2008

Lapsley best of three Kiwis at British Seniors Open

7:23 am on 25 July 2008

The Queenstown golfer Jim Lapsley is doing best of the three New Zealanders at the British Seniors Open championship in Scotland.

Lapsley had a 5-over par 76 on the first day at Royal Troon, while Simon Owen had a 78 and 72 year old Sir Bob Charles an 81.

The leaders on 68 are Argentina's Eduardo Romero and the American Bruce Vaughan.

The 5-times Open champion Tom Watson had a 70 and

Greg Norman, who tied for 7th at last week's Open championship in England, had a 75.