Eduardo Herrera

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For the Mexican footballer, see Eduardo Herrera (footballer). For another footballer of the same name, see Eduardo Mendoza Herrera.
Eduardo Herrera
Personal information
Born (1965-04-28) April 28, 1965 (age 51)
Colombia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12.3 st)
Nationality  Colombia
Career
Turned professional 1989
Former tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Nationwide Tour
PGA Tour
Asian Tour
Professional wins 9
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 5
Other 4
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T58: 1995
PGA Championship DNP

Eduardo Herrera (born 28 April 1965) is a Colombian professional golfer. Herrera was the first Colombian golfer to feature in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

Amateur career[edit]

Herrera represented Colombia in the Eisenhower Cup in 1986 and although his team did not win, he had the best 72-hole score out of all the competitors in a field that included Jesper Parnevik, Colin Montgomerie, Jay Sigel, Billy Andrade, Peter McEvoy, Jean van de Velde and Peter O'Malley.

Professional career[edit]

Herrera played on the Japan Golf Tour from 1988 until 2001 where he won 5 tournaments. He played on the PGA Tour in 2002 after earning his card through qualifying school in 2001. Herrera only made 7 of 23 cuts in 2002 and was not able to retain his tour card. He earned $109,953 and finished in 196th on the money list. His best finish came at the B.C. Open where he finished in 8th. He dropped down to the second tier Nationwide Tour from 2003 to 2005. While on the Nationwide Tour, Herrera made 28 of 48 cuts, recorded three top-10 finishes, 10 top-25 finishes and earned $133,444. His best finish on the money list came in 2003 when he finished in 70th. Herrera finished in 3rd place at the 2008 Asian Tour qualifying school to earn his Asian Tour card for 2009.

Professional wins (9)[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (5)[edit]

Japan Challenge Tour wins (1)[edit]

  • 1989 Korakuen Cup

Tour de las Americas wins (2)[edit]

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 2008 Mercedes Championship (Brazil)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Open Championship CUT T58 DNP DNP DNP CUT

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Herrera played.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Colombian national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

See also[edit]

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