Athlete Golfer

S. Davidson Herron

Quick Facts

IntroAmateur golfer
Was Athlete
From United States of America
Type Sports
Birth 16 October 1897, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 January 1956, Pinehurst, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
(aged 58 years)
Star signLibra


Samuel Davidson “Dave” Herron (October 16, 1897 – January 27, 1956) was an American amateur golfer.

Herron won the 1919 U.S. Amateur at Oakmont Country Club, his home club, defeating Bobby Jones in the final, 5 and 4.

Herron played on the winning 1923 Walker Cup team. He also won the Pennsylvania Amateur twice.

Amateur wins

this list may be incomplete

  • 1919 U.S. Amateur
  • 1920 Pennsylvania Amateur
  • 1929 Pennsylvania Amateur

U.S. national team appearances

  • Walker Cup: 1923 (winners)