Joe McDermott (golfer)
September 17, 1940 |
County Clare, Ireland
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Former tour(s)||European Seniors Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|European Senior Tour||1|
|Best results in major championships
|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.
European Seniors Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||17 May 1998||AIB Irish Seniors Open||−8 (70-72-66=208)||Playoff||Terry Gale, Noel Ratcliffe|
- McDermott profile at European Tour Retrieved July 13, 2008.
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