September 5, 1997 in Sports

Winless Rookie Leads

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Robert Damron, a rookie without a victory, shot a 65 for a one-stroke lead over Greg Norman, Jim Furyk, Payne Stewart and Gabriel Hjertstedt after one round of the Canadian Open at Montreal.

Gary Orr fired a 10-under-par 61 and Scott Henderson came through with a 62 as the European Masters began at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland.

Nick Faldo and Jesper Parnevik were added to the European Ryder Cup team as Miguel Angel Martin pressed his threat to sue to reclaim his spot on the squad.

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