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Tim Herron

  • Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN.
  • Residence: Deephaven, Minn.
  • Birthdate: February 16, 1970
  • Age: 37 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1994
  • College: New Mexico
  • Eligibility Code: 6

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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. Herron beat Tiger in the second round in 1992.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
4 - 1996 Honda Classic; 1997 LaCantera Texas Open; 1999 Bay Hill Invitational, 2006 Bank Of America Colonial

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 - 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 average - 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-10 s

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 average - 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 average - 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; (ranked 25th); best finish - 2nd at The Reno-Tahoe Open and WGC-American Express Championship

2003 Stats
scoring average - 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; (ranked 32nd); best finish - 2nd at the Buick Championship

2004 Stats
scoring average - 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).

2005 Notes
Finished season inside top 30 for the third time in his 10-year career and went over the $2-million mark for the second time (2003). Seven Top-10 s matched career high set in 1999.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 99; in money - 83; Top-10 finishes - 7; money - $2,103,550; (ranked 28th); best finish - T-3rd at the Chrysler Championship

2005 Stats
scoring average - 70.11 / (15th); driving distance - 292.1 / (65th); driving accuracy - 61.6% / (122nd); GIR - 65.3% / (94th); putting - 1.751 / (22nd); birdie average - 3.91 per rd / (10th) / total birdies - 387; sand saves - 50.3% / (81st); all-around; rank - 576 / (35th).

2006 Notes
Earned first victory since 1999 by making a birdie on second playoff hole to beat Richard S. Johnson at the Bank of America Colonial.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 81; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $1,776,142; (ranked 37th); best finish - Win at the Bank of America Colonial

2006 Stats
scoring average - 71.27 / (119th); driving distance - 294.8 / (59th); driving accuracy - 58.2% / (161st); GIR - 62.6% / (169th); putting - 1.802 / (158th); birdie average - 3.11 per rd / (178th) / total birdies - 252; sand saves - 51.8% / (64th); all-around; rank - 933 / (144th)

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