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Carson Herron - Men's Golf - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Carson Herron






Deephaven, Minn.

Previous School

Minnetonka HS

SOPHOMORE (2022-23): GCAA All-American Scholar … appeared in all 14 events … stroke average of 71.95 … 22 of 42 rounds were par or better … finished under par in seven events … had season-best 15th place finish at Mountain West Championship … shot a career-best 66 in the first round of the NCAA Salem Regional … was an alternate for the 2023 US Open after qualifying, but did not make the field.

FRESHMAN (2021-22):
Named Mountain West Freshman of the Year … appeared in 11 events with a 73.21 stroke average … had 13 rounds of par or better … season-best total of 209 (7-under) to be the Lobos’ top finisher at Southern Highlands Collegiate …  shot a season-best round of 67 at the John Burns Intercollegiate … finished T-23rd at the Mountain West Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: Five-year golf letterman at Minnetonka HS … all-state in 2021 .. two-time all-conference honoree (2019, 2021) … finished seventh in the State Class AAA Boys Tournament … placed second at the Minnesota Boys PGA Junior Championship … claimed the victory in the 2020 ‘Sota Series Match Play Championship … four-year honor student … graduated Magna Cum Laude.

PERSONAL: Born July 24 in Minneapolis, Minn. to parents Ann and Tim … majoring in business … hobbies include working out, playing sports and fishing … favorite athletes include Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan … favorite foods include Chipotle and steak … favorite movies include Indiana Jones and The Greatest Game Ever Played … fun fact: Herron is a fourth-generation golfer as his father, grandfather and great-grandfather have all competed in U.S. Opens.

NOTE: Carson Herron’s father Tim is a three-time All-American for the Lobos who graduated from UNM in 1993. He was a two-time WAC Golfer of the Year and went on to play 25 years on the PGA Tour and was inducted into the UNM Hall of Honor in 2017. he has collected four PGA Tour wins over the course of his career and currently plays on the Champions Tour.