Milestones, Nov. 27, 1978

SEEKING DIVORCE. Barry Goldwater Jr., 40, five-term Republican Congressman from California and son of the Arizona Senator; from Susan Gherman Goldwater, 32, host of the Ohio talk show Columbus Alive; after six years of marriage, one son; in Los Angeles.

DIED. Richard D. Chapman, 67, the Ben Hogan of amateur golf; of a stroke; in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. The affluent Chapman studied his hobby as if it were his profession, qualified to play in 19 Masters tournaments and, among other victories over his three-decade career, captured the U.S. and British national championships.


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