June 17, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 79th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 284 at Inverness Club in Toledo
  • Jane Blalock wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cawey Schau, canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nick Rimando, American soccer player