Evan Myers

Honors & Awards

  • Two Top 25 Finishes at Nebraska (2, 2023-24)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2023)
  • Dixie Amateur Champion (2021)
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • IJGA Player-of-the-Year Championship Runner-Up (2017)
  • Illinois Class 3A All-State (2017)

Senior (2023-24)
Evan Myers earned four lineup appearances for Nebraska to open the spring season, beginning with his tie for 19th in the rain-shortened Battle at Briar's Creek (Feb. 5-6). The transfer from Texas A&M matched Hamish Murray for Nebraska's top individual showing on the par-72, 7,175-yard layout in Johns Island, S.C. Myers posted back-to-back rounds of 73 to finish at 146 (+2).

After settling for Nebraska's No. 5 finish in a tie for 79th with a 230 (+30) at The Gator (Feb. 16-17), Myers matched Murray with Nebraska's best finish again in a tie for 19th at The Johnnie-O at Sea Island (March 11-12). Myers opened with a Nebraska career-best 68 (-4), before adding back-to-back rounds of 73 to finish at 214 (-2) on the 7,060-yard layout of the Plantation Course at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Myers made his fourth straight lineup appearance at the Calusa Cup (April 8-9), finishing 42nd at 239 (+23) on a 7,320-yard layout at the Calusa Pines Golf Club in Naples, Fla.

He owns a 75.36 stroke average over 12 rounds on the season.

Before Nebraska
Myers came to Nebraska with two years of eligibility remaining for the Huskers after spending his first four college seasons at Texas A&M. 

As a junior in 2022-23, Myers produced a 73.13 stroke average over eight rounds, including a fifth-place individual finish at the Badger Invitational with a two-round total of 146 at the rain-shortened event in Verona, Wis. (Sept. 11-13).

He added a tie for 13th with a 215 (72-71-72) at the Huntsville Toyota Bearkat Invitational  at Lake Conroe Golf Course (April 3-4), before closing his A&M career with a tie for 50th with a 224 (73-77-74) at the Aggie Invitational at the Traditions Golf Club (April 10-11).

As a sophomore in 2021-22, Myers competed in four tournaments, including an eighth-place tie individually with a 223 (71-75-77) at the Aggie Invitational. He added a tie for 49th with a 221 (78-71-72) while playing as an individual outside the Aggie lineup at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette, La. (March 14-15). Myers also competed as an individual at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii (Feb. 17-19), tying for 52nd with a 222 (75-68-69) that included a career-best 68 in the second round at the Ocean Course at Hokuala.

He opened 2021-22 by tying for second at the Bosque River Classic in Waco, Texas (Sept. 20-21). He fired a career-best three-round total of 214 (74-70-70) on the par-72, 7,478-yard layout at Bear Ridge Golf Club.

He added a victory with a final-round 66 (-6) to finish with a 281 (73-71-71-66) at the Dixie Amateur at Eagle Trace Golf Club in Coral Springs, Fla. (Dec. 18-19).

 In the summer of 2022, Myers fired a 66 in the second round at the 121st Wisconsin State Amateur Championship.

He did not compete for Texas A&M during a COVID season in 2020-21, after redshirting as a true freshman in 2019-20.

A native of Northbrook, Ill., Myers closed his high school senior season at Glenbrook North after competing at Carmel Catholic during his sophomore and junior seasons. 

A talented multi-sport athlete, Myers was an all-conference performer in both golf and basketball, while earning all-state honors on the course at Carmel Catholic as a junior in 2017-18. He was also the Class 3A three-point state champion as a sophomore at Carmel Catholic in 2016-17. He missed his senior athletic seasons after suffering a knee injury.

However, he returned to the course to compete in the Western Junior for the second straight year in 2019. He was also the runner-up at the IJGA Player-of-the-Year Championship in 2017. 

Personal
The son of Alan and Shelley Myers, Evan has a brother, Eli, and a sister, Alexis. He is pursuing a degree in strategic marketing and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2023. He was a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll at Texas A&M.

Nebraska Statistics 

Year Rounds Strokes Average
2023-24 11 829 75.36
Totals 11   829 75.36


Nebraska Bests 
Best Tournament Finish - T19th (Johnnie-O, 3/12/24; Battle at Briar's Creek, 2/6/24)
Low 54-Hole Score - 214 (Johnnie-O, 3/12/24)
Low Round - 68 (Johnnie-O, 3/12/24)
Career Rounds Under Par - 1