GOLF PGA of America -- Said it hereafter will consider the membership policies of potential host clubs before selecting the site of the PGA Championship. "Exclusionary membership factors . . . must be considered," said PGA President Patrick J. Rielly. "We are now determining the specific policy {for} future site selections." The 1990 PGA Championship next month is set for Shoal Creek in Alabama; that club has no black members, and there has been pressure for a site change.

FENCING World Championships -- Italy and West Germany won three golds each in Lyon, France. Individual champions include West Germany's Anja Fichtel (women's foil) and Thomas Gerull (men's epee); France's Philippe Omnes (men's foil); Cuba's Taimi Chappe (women's epee); Hungary's Georgy Nebald (saber). Italy won the men's team competition with replacements for its two Seoul Olympic champions. The Soviet Union won men's team saber, West Germany women's team epee.

TENNIS Correction -- In Sunday's editions, some of the Sovran Classic seeds were listed incorrectly. Alexander Volkov is seeded eighth, Christo van Rensburg ninth and Jakob Hlasek 10th. Dan Goldie is not seeded.

FOOTBALL New Orleans Saints -- Retained free agent DB Gene Atkins with new contract; signed first-round draftee Renaldo Turnbull.

COLLEGES Johns Hopkins -- Holds news conference at 10 a.m. today, Athletic Center on Baltimore campus, to announce new lacrosse coach.