David Horsey extended his lead to two shots after the second round of the Russian Open in Moscow.
Britons Pamela Pretswell and Amy Boulden are in the mix after the first round of the Sberbank Golf Masters.
The R&A will conduct a postal ballot on whether to allow women members for the first time.
Home amateur Taylor Pendrith was just one shot back as Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam lead the RBC Canadian Open.
Jack Nicklaus has told Rory McIlroy he can become one of golf's greatest ever players if he chooses to.
Bernhard Langer mastered tough conditions to lead the Senior Open, with hat-trick chasing Colin Montgomerie seven back.
A first round of 65 saw David Horsey sitting one shot clear of the field after the opening day of the Russian Open.
Next year's Turkish Open will break with tradition and finish on a Wednesday.
American Brandt Snedeker believes a switch to renowned coach Butch Harmon has got his game back on track.
Scotland's Scott Jamieson is looking to bounce back from the highs and lows of his third major appearance.