Barry McDermott

Barry McDermott

All Barry McDermott Stories

Jul 25, 1983

Wrong Image But The Right Touch

Kathy Whitworth may not be an LPGA cutie, but she could soon become the biggest tournament winner in golf history

Nov 12, 1984

Flying Bikes And Wealthy Tykes

Those are major ingredients of Supercross, the wild invention of Mike Goodwin, who last week brought his cycle circus to the Coliseum

Sep 02, 1985

A Walker Cup On The Wild Side

The U.S. narrowly beat Great Britain and Ireland in the biennial amateur competition, on a course that upstaged the golfers—rugged Pine Valley

Jan 06, 1986

Young Mary Joe is on the go

Only 14, Mary Joe Fernandez has won every Orange Bowl tennis title

Apr 09, 1984

Oh, Were It Only The Racket

After a string of spiritless losses, the burning question in tennis is: What's wrong with Andrea Jaeger?

Apr 29, 1985

Cheers For Langer Linger Longer

As an encore to his Masters win, Bernhard Langer held center stage once more at the Heritage Classic

Oct 20, 1986

A guy you do not toy with

Bruce Baumgartner is determined to win the one title he has missed

Jun 20, 1983

Patty really takes the cake

Rising star Patty Sheehan iced the LPGA title with a run of five birdies

Oct 22, 1984

Will it be Watson or Watson?

Whether it's Denis or Tom, deciding the Player of the Year isn't elementary

Aug 19, 1985

The Greening Of The PGA

Shaking off five years of deep frustration, Hubert Green rose up and won his second major championship

Dec 02, 1985

Welcome To The Old Folks' Home

Playing in his first tournament as a senior citizen, Gary Player, just turned 50, came up with a victory

Apr 08, 1985

Call It A Major Win, For Peete's Sake

Calvin Peete shot a spectacular final-round 66 to blow away the field in the Tournament Players Championship

Aug 25, 1986


Greg Norman, golf's Great White Shark, charged after a Grand Slam, and though he came away with just one major, it was a merry and wild chase indeed

Apr 25, 1983

The Man Who Makes The Stars Shine

Kelvin Bryant's stellar running has helped Philadelphia shoot to the top of the USFL's Atlantic standings

Aug 27, 1984

It's An Old Man's Game After All

Lee Trevino, 44, won the PGA with a record-shattering performance

Jul 22, 1985

Opening In High Style

Kathy Baker, a second-year pro, was smart in every way as she made the U.S. Open her first victory

Sep 12, 1983

Two the old-fashioned way

Jay Sigel, a latter-day Bobby Jones, won his second straight U.S. Amateur

Mar 11, 1985


At 16, Gary Nicklaus is a golfer of immense promise, with a style uncannily like that of his proud and watchful papa, the great Jack

Nov 04, 1985

One big spin of the wheel

Jim Thorpe won the rich PGA Tour finale, dubbed "Beman Roulette"