Joe McDermott (golfer)

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Joe McDermott
Personal information
Born (1940-09-17) September 17, 1940 (age 76)
County Clare, Ireland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality  Ireland
 United States
Turned professional 1968
Former tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 1967, 1968
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship CUT: 1982

Joe McDermott (born September 17, 1940) is an Irish-American professional golfer.

Born and raised in County Clare, Ireland, McDermott moved to the United States in the 1960s. He won the Chicago City Amateur twice, the Cook County Amateur twice and the Midwest Amateur three times before turning pro in 1968.

McDermott also won the 1977 New Mexico Open as well as multiple PGA sectional events before qualifying for the European Seniors Tour at the Qualifying School in 1997. He may be best known for winning the 1998 AIB Irish Seniors Open at Woodbrook. During the tournament he shot a hole-in-one on the 13th hole during the final round. He also shot an ace at the 2001 Wales Seniors Open.[1]

Professional wins[edit]

European Seniors Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 17 May 1998 AIB Irish Seniors Open −8 (70-72-66=208) Playoff Australia Terry Gale, Australia Noel Ratcliffe


  1. ^ McDermott profile at European Tour Retrieved July 13, 2008.

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