April 28, 1965 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||172 lb (78 kg; 12.3 st)|
|Former tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||5|
|Best results in major championships
|The Open Championship||T58: 1995|
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.
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)
Japan Golf Tour wins (5)
- 1995 Yomiuri Open
- 1996 Daikyo Open
- 1997 Gene Sarazen Jun Classic
- 1998 Dydo Drinco Shizuoka Open
- 1999 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open
Japan Challenge Tour wins (1)
- 1989 Korakuen Cup
Tour de las Americas wins (2)
Other wins (1)
- 2008 Mercedes Championship (Brazil)
Results in major championships
|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
- Eisenhower Trophy: 1986 (individual winner)