Derek Ernst Personal Notes
If he weren't a golfer, says he would be a rock star.
Enjoys playing the drums.
Fan of the Denver Broncos and the Chicago Bears.
Dream foursome would include Tim Tebow, Arnold Palmer and Rory McIlroy.
Not many people know he is the only person to make a hole-in-one on a par-4 in the U.S. Public Links.
Supports Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Wants to own a sports team some day.
While attempting to make his mom a gift when he was in the second grade, he sliced his right eye with a shard of PVC pipe. As the eye healed, scar tissue developed. The scar tissue is still there, and his vision is cloudy. Has poor depth perception out of his right eye.