John Harris Personal Notes
Created the Harris-Homeyer Insurance Company in January 1979 with Bill Homeyer, father of former U.S. Women's Open champion, Hillary Lunke.
Attended the University of Minnesota on a hockey scholarship, but also played golf, earning first team All-America honors in golf in 1974.
Played for Herb Brooks at the University of Minnesota and was the second-leading scorer for the 1974 team that won the NCAA Championship. Younger brother, Robby, was a linemate.
Also started for Minnesota in 1971 when the Gophers were NCAA runners-up.
Played briefly for the New England Whalers' minor league team in 1975.
Father started him playing golf, and he grew up on a nine-hole course with sand greens in northern Minnesota.
Is a member of the Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame and the University of Minnesota Hall of Fame.
Lists Augusta National GC as his favorite course.
Formerly served as the director of golf for the University of Minnesota golf programs from 2010-2011.