Eric Cole

Eric Cole

Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 155 (70 kg)
Age: 35 (June 12, 1988)
Birthplace: Palm Springs, California
Residence: Tequesta, Florida
Family: Wife, Stephanie

Education: Nova Southeastern University
Special Interests: Fishing
Turned Professional: 2009
City plays from: Tequesta, FL, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 70 in 2022-23 FedExCup standings (thru 2024)

Career Victories


None.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2023 The RSM Classic (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#14 : 2024 The American Express

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#36 : 2024 Mexico Open at Vidanta

Career Largest Paycheck:

$915,600 : 2023 The Honda Classic (Finished 2)

2022-23 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
The Honda Classic - Lost in a playoff to Chris Kirk at The Honda Classic, earning his first career runner-up on the PGA TOUR. Mexico Open at Vidanta - Recorded his second top-five of the season with a T5 at the Mexico Open at Vidanta. Fortinet Championship - Finished solo-fourth at the 2023 Fortinet Championship, his third top-five of the season.

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 47 159 2 2 8 20 34 13 $6,857,431
2024 7 25 1 5 6 1 21 $1,372,401
2023 37 126 2 2 7 14 27 10 43 $5,457,030
2021 3 8 1 1 2 $28,000
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2023 T27 T15 T39
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2023 T31 T25

Personal


  • His mother, Laura Baugh, was the 1973 LPGA Rookie of the year and finished with 70 top-10s across a 25-year LPGA career. She also won the 1971 U.S. Women's Amateur as a 16-year-old, making her the youngest winner in history at the time. She eventually worked at Sawgrass Country Club for four years as a teaching professional before establishing her own golf school in St. Augustine.
  • His father, Bobby Cole, a native of South Africa, won the 1977 Buick Open on the PGA TOUR, in addition to becoming the youngest winner of the British Amateur as an 18-year-old in 1966.
  • Is a type 1 diabetic.
  • Earned his 54th career Minor League Golf Tour win in December 2021.