Michael McDermott of Merion Golf Club captured the Golf Association of Philadelphia's Mid-Amateur Championship for the third time yesterday with a 36-hole total of 2-over-par 144 at Fieldstone.

McDermott, who held a 2-shot lead after the first round on the 6,532-yard course, carded a 75 to wrap up the title in the GAP's first major event of the season.

Phoenixville's Mike Domenick had a second-round 74 and finished second at 146.

The Results

Michael McDermott, Merion. . . 69-75­-144

Mike Domenick, Phoenixville. . . 72-74-146

Rand Mendez, Fieldstone. . . 75-73-148

Ray Thompson, Overbrook. . . 73-75-148

Rich Pruchnik, West Chester. . . 75-75-150

Chip Lutz, LedgeRock. . . 72-78-150

Stephen Seiden, Concord. . . 77-74-151

Chet Walsh, Phila. Country. . . 76-75-151

Douglas Schroer, Aronimink. . . 75-76-151

Michael Moffat, Commonwealth. . . 78-74-152

Michael Brown, Publinks. . . 76-76-152

Peter Barron, Stone Harbor. . . 75-77-152

Warren Smith, Cavaliers. . . 76-76-152

Chris Anderson, Wilmington. . . 77-76-153

Tom Gramigna, Tavistock. . . 75-78-153

Oscar Mestre, Overbrook. . . 75-78-153

Andy Achenbach, RiverCrest. . . 74-79-153

G. Patrick Dougherty, Talamore. . . 75-78-153

William Jeremiah, Publinks. . . 74-79-153

Chris Lange, Overbrook. . . 78-76-154

Robert Loftus, Overbrook. . . 78-76-154

Roc Irey, Cedarbrook. . . 76-78-154

Chris Esbenshade, Five Ponds. . . 73-81-154

William Lawler, Fox Hill. . . 71-83-154