Hal Sutton made a 15-foot birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Mike Reid in the $400,000 Southwest Golf Classic at Abilene, Tex. In Sutton's second victory this year on the PGA Tour, he and Reid played the regulation 72 holes at 15-under-par 273. In strong winds, Sutton shot a closing 71, Reid 72 and previous coleader Andy Bean 76 . . .

Val Skinner defeated Pat Bradley in a playoff at the $250,000 LPGA San Jose (Calif.) Classic, the tour's last 1985 stop. First-time winner Skinner (67) caught Bradley (68) at 209 for 54 holes. On the first extra hole, Skinner pushed her tee shot onto a maintenance road -- but so did Bradley. Skinner tried to loft her second shot over a pine, but it went through the branches -- and landed 15 feet from the pin . . .

Miller Barber coasted to victory in the World Seniors Invitational at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C., on a record 11-under-par 277. He closed with 71, beating Gay Brewer (72) by two shots . . .

In almost total darkness and pouring rain, Maryland's Fred Funk parred the first playoff hole to win the 54-hole Peninsula General Pro-Am as Montclair's Tony Milam three-putted through standing water at Green Hill in Salisbury, Md. Each shot 77 in the final round for 214 totals.