7/25/04 -- Michelle Murphy won in today's final round of the $60,000 M&T Bank Loretto Futures Golf Classic.
By ADAM BARR Graphite? No. Steel? Nope. Go further back.
7/24/04 -- Pete Oakley posted a 1-over 73 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Senior British Open. Oakley completed 54 holes at 2-under-par 214.
7/24/04 -- Wendy Doolan picked up seven strokes over five holes on Saturday en route to a 7-under 65 that gave her a one-stroke win over Annika Sorenstam at the Evian Masters.
7/24/04 -- Medalist Julieta Granada exacted some revenge on Friday with a 1-up semifinal victory against Paula Creamer in the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.
7/24/04 -- Organizers of the LPGA Tournament of Champions have decided to extend the event's qualification window by a year.
7/24/04 -- After two rounds in the $60,000 M&T Bank Loretto Futures Golf Classic, Kris Tamulis moved closer to making that goal a reality.
7/24/04 -- Charles Warren shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to grab the outright lead after three rounds of the Canadian PGA Championship.
7/24/04 -- Peter Lonard managed an even-par 72 on Saturday and was able to hold on to the lead after the third round of the Irish Open.
7/24/04 -- Andy North, a two-time U.S. Open champion, withdrew from next week's U.S. Senior Open on Friday, citing a pair of injuries.
7/24/04 -- Sihwan Kim, who defeated defending champion Brian Harman in the quarterfinals, bested Jon Curran 3 and 2 in Friday's semifinals of the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship.
7/24/04 -- Carlos Franco, Brett Quigley and Patrick Sheehan share the lead entering the final round of the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwuakee.
7/24/04 -- Graham Marsh became the first player on the four main golf tours to ace the same hole twice in a tournament when he had a hole-in-one on No. 11 at the Senior British Open on Saturday.
7/23/04 -- Kenneth Staton posted his second 4-under 68 in as many days on Friday to share the 36-hole lead of the Canadian PGA Championship.
7/23/04 -- Peter Lonard posted a 2-under 70 on Friday to move to 10-under-par 134 through two rounds of the Nissan Irish Open.
7/23/04 -- Top-seeded Julieta Granada defeated Esther Choe, 3 and 2, in Thursday's quarterfinal to move on in the U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur.
By KATHERINE ROBERTSConditioning the abdominals we usually think of abdominal crunches but only address one area of the body, the upper abs.
7/23/04 -- Call it good karma. On Thursday, rookie Melanie Wilhite was playing BINGO and performing creative movement therapy with elderly residents at the Loretto Health and Rehab skilled nursing center.
7/23/04 -- Defending champion Brian Harman beat Steve An, 2 and 1, in Thursday's third round to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Olympic Club.
7/23/04 -- Annika Sorenstam, the 2000 and 2002 winner here, fired a bogey-free, 7-under 65 in the third round Friday to move three strokes clear of the field at the Evian Masters.