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John J. McDermott

Johnny McDermott, of the Atlantic City (N. J.) Country Club, became the first homebred Champion at the Chicago Golf Club in June. He was a self-assured, determined alumnus of the Philadelphia caddie sheds and feared no one on a golf course.

In this Championship he shot 81-72-75-79-307 to play himself into a second three-way tie, with Mike Brady and George Simpson. Then he played himself out of it with an 80 to Brady's 82 and Simpson's 85. The day of complete British supremacy had ended.


Starts - 6

Best Finish - Winner 1911, '12

Rds - 26

Cuts Made - 6

Top 3 - 3

Top 5 - 3

Top 10 - 5

Top 25 - 5

Avg. - 76.31

Scores In 60s - 0

Rds Under Par - 0

Earnings - $845.00