11 Things You Didn't Know About Lucas Herbert

We get to know Australian Lucas Herbert a little better with these facts.

11 Things You Didn't Know About Lucas Herbert
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11 Things You Didn't Know About Lucas Herbert

Being a regular performer on the European Tour since 2018, the Australian has enjoyed some good success in Europe and the US over the last couple of years. With Herbert starting to establish himself on the world stage, here are 11 things you didn't know about him.

11 Things You Didn't Know About Lucas Herbert

1. Lucas Herbert was born on 5th December 1995 in Bendigo, Australia. He started playing golf at the age of 3

2. As an amateur, he lost a playoff at the Lexus of Blackburn Heritage Classic, a tournament on the 2013 PGA Tour of Australasia.

3. He represented Australia in the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy and would turn professional in 2016.

Things You Didn't Know Lucas Herbert

Herbert at the Dubai Desert Classic. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

4. Herbert is a supporter of Aussie Rules side, Western Bulldogs, who play in Melbourne.

5. Herbert has won once on the PGA Tour, at the 2022 Bermuda Championship.

6. He has competed around the world, not only as a member of the Australian Tour but has played in China, Canada, Europe and the US.

7. His hobbies include playing video games, listening to music and wine.

8. In January 2020, Herbert defeated Christiaan Bezuidenhout in a playoff to claim his first European Tour title, the Dubai Desert Classic. He won his second at the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

9. Herbert has a duck headcover, as well as a duck pin on his hat, in memory of his fellow countryman Jarrod Lyle, who sadly passed away in 2018.

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10. In 2020, Herbert and his former caddie, John Rawlings, were involved in 'The Road Trip,' a European Tour feature where they drove from Renaissance Club to Wentworth. During the trip, Herbert hit a drive over the border, from Scotland into England.

11. The Australian is sponsored by TaylorMade and uses a full bag of their clubs.

Matt Cradock
Staff Writer

Matt joined Golf Monthly in February 2021 covering weekend news, before also transitioning to equipment and testing. After freelancing for Golf Monthly and The PGA for 18 months, he was offered a full-time position at the company in October 2022 and continues to cover weekend news and social media, as well as help look after Golf Monthly’s many buyers’ guides and equipment reviews.

Taking up the game when he was just seven years of age, Matt made it into his county squad just a year later and continues to play the game at a high standard, with a handicap of around 2-4. To date, his best round came in 2016, where he shot a six-under-par 66 having been seven-under through nine holes. He currently plays at Witney Lakes in Oxfordshire and his favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.

Matt’s current What’s In The Bag?

Driver: Honma TW747, 8.75°

Fairway Wood: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2, 15°, 19°

Hybrid: Adams Super Hybrid, 22°

Irons: Mizuno MP54, 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Tour Satin, 50°, 56°, 60°

Putter: Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin Cero

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

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