More PGA Features
2005 PGA ChampionshipA PGA of America Event
Players

TIM HERRON

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 8
  • Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: February 16, 1970
  • Age: 35
  • Turned Pro: 1994
  • College: New Mexico
Player Notes

Herron was a first team All-American in 1992 &1993 at the University of New Mexico and in '93 played on the U.S. Walker Cup Team, going 3-0 at Interlachen in his home state of Minnesota. He earned his PGA Tour card with a 12th place finish at 1995 Q-School. He won his seventh start on the PGA Tour, taking the 1996 Honda Classic wire-to-wire after an opening round 62. . . His nickname is "Lumpy.". . .Grandfather Carson Lee Herron played in the 1934 U.S. Open and won state titles in Minnesota and Iowa. . . His father, Carson, played in 1963 U.S. Open. . . Is one of only two players that has defeated Tiger Woods in the U.S. Amateur, defeating Woods in the second round in 1992.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
3 - 1996 Honda Classic; 1997 LaCantera Texas Open; 1999 Bay Hill Invitational.

Career Summary

1994 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 4; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; money $6,894 (ranked 121st); best finish, T11th, Nike Shreveport Open.

1995 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $69,534 (ranked 25th); best finish, T3rd, Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.15 (ranked T84th); money $475,670 (ranked 39th); winner at the Honda Classic.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.85 (ranked T66th); money $640,997 (ranked 33rd); winner at the La Cantera Texas Open

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.81 (ranked T50th); money $525,373 (ranked 54th); best finish, T4th Tucson Chrysler Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 70.24 (ranked T20th); money $1,511,202 (ranked 22nd); winner, Bay Hill Invitational.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 94 ; in money -20; top-10 finishes - 4; money $731,925 (ranked 65th); best finish 7th at the Kemper Insurance Open and John Deere Classic

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.64 / (41st); driving distance - 285.0 / (12th); driving accuracy -64.3% / (153rd); GIR - 66.8% / (77th); putting - 1.781 / (107th); birdie average - 3.64 per rd / (55th) / total birdies - 342; sand saves - 63.2% / (5th); scrambling - 60.7% / (72nd); all-around rank - 547 / (45th).

2001 Notes
Ten, top-10 finishes, fifth straight year with over ten top-10s

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 91 ; in money -20; top-10 finishes - 3; money $945,441 (ranked 57th); best finish T-3rd at the Greater Milwaukee Open

2001 Stats
Scoring - 70.73 / (58th); driving distance - 288.9 / (17th); driving accuracy -65.7% / (141st); GIR - 70.3% / (19); putting - 1.795 / (160th); birdie average - 3.45 per rd / (132nd) / total birdies - 314; sand saves - 50.7% / (116th); scrambling - 56.6% / (158th); all-around rank - 727 / (84th).

2002 Notes
Has now finished in the top-75 of the money list every year he has been on the PGA Tour (1996).

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 99 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 3; money $954,917 (ranked 67th); best finish T-2nd at the Greater Milwaukee Open.

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.68 / (45th); driving distance - 293.2 / (7th); driving accuracy -58.2% / (196th); GIR - 65.4% / (108th); putting - 1.755 / (46th); birdie average - 3.63 per rd / (94th) / total birdies - 359; sand saves - 53.5% / (64th); all-around rank - 617 / (52nd).

2003 Notes
Keys to the season was an improved Putting Average, 26th at 1.745. Ranked as low as 160th in 2001 at 1.795

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; Rounds Played - 100; in money - 21; top -10 Finishes - 6; money $2,176,390 Rank (25th); Best finish: 2nd at The Reno-Tahoe Open & WGC-American Express Championship

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.37 / (37th); Driving Distance - 290.9 / (58th); Driving Accuracy - 65.3% / (116th); GIR - 65.8% / (86th); Putting - 1.745 / (26th); Birdie Average - 3.91 per rd / (29th) / Total Birdies - 391; Sand Saves - 55.7% / (24th); All-Around Rank - 449 / (20th).

2004 Notes
Lost to Woody Austin in a playoff at the Buick Championship. Was diagnosed with Lyme Disease in late July and suffered chronic fatigue the remainder of the season.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; Rounds Played - 83; in money - 17; top -10 Finishes - 4; money $1,727,577 Rank (32nd); Best finish: 2nd at the Buick Championship

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.79 / (56th); Driving Distance - 293.8 / (40th); Driving Accuracy - 58.0% / (173rd); GIR - 65.1% / (95th); Putting - 1.787 / (119th); Birdie Average - 3.28 per rd / (156th) / Total Birdies - 272; Sand Saves - 47.8% / (115th); All-Around Rank - 802 / (106th).

IMPROVE YOUR GAME
Watch a PGA.com Improve Your Game Video

Blast Out of Bunkers
PGA of America Director of Instruction Rick Martino talks about pro techniques for bunker play.
Watch it now
More Golf Instruction

2005 Official Store
PGA Championship Store
2006 PGA Championship Tickets
MedinahThe 2006 PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club is your chance to see the greatest golfers up close, and there are lots of ways to see the action. Get your tickets today before they're gone!
Buy tickets today!
 

©2003-5 PGA/Turner Sports Interactive. All Rights Reserved.
Send all feedback / comments to the webmaster.
Sales inquiries contact PGA.com Sales.
PGA.com Privacy Policy / Terms of Use.