Player: Zach Heffernan
University: Baylor University
Graduation Year: 2025
Area of Study: Corporate Communications
Junior from Boerne, Texas … Last name pronounced HEFF-err-non … Has played 53 rounds across 18 tournaments in two years at Baylor … Picked up High School All-America honors in 2020-2021… Was a member of the 2021 Wyndham Cup team… Won the AJGA’s KJ Choi Foundation Texas Junior Championship presented by Mediheal in March of 2020… Notched a t-9 at the Polo Golf Junior Classic at Liberty National in June.
2022-23 (Sophomore): Played a career-high 33 rounds in 11 tournaments ... Improved his stroke average by nearly three strokes from his freshman season ... Tripled his rounds at par or better with nine in 2022-23 ... Notched his career-first top-10 finish at the Bear Brawl in October ... Tallied four top-25s ... Opened the season with a 76th place finish at the Gopher Invitational ... Shot an even-par 216 to finish tied for 14th at the MCC River Classic at Bear Ridge Golf Club ... Opened with a 69 and closed with a 71 to card a 2-under 214 and a tie for 24th at the Trinity Forest Invitational ... Went 1-3-1 in his second appearance at the Big 12 Match Play at Houston Oaks ... Closed with a final-round 69 to record his career-first top-10 at the Bear Brawl and Ridgewood Country Club ... Carded a fourth top-25 finish of the season at the Border Olympics with a tie for 13th in Laredo ... Opened with a 70, before finishing tied for 51st at the Prestige ... Closed with an even-par 72 in the final round of the Aggie Invitational to record a tie for 30th ... Finished 57th at the Thunderbird Collegiate ... Tied for 30th at the Big 12 Championship ... Made his NCAA postseason debut with a tie for 32nd at the Morgan Hill Regional ... Finished 151st in his NCAA Championship debut.