J.T. Poston

J.T. Poston

Height: 6'2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 165 (74 kg)
Age: 27 (June 01, 1993)
Birthplace: Hickory, North Carolina
Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Family: Single

Education: Western Carolina University (2015, Finance)
Special Interests: Hunting, fishing, other sports
Turned Professional: 2015
City plays from: St. Simons Island, GA, United States


Exempt Status


Tournament winner (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2019 (1) Wyndham Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2019 Wyndham Championship (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#27 : 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#65 : 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,116,000 : 2019 Wyndham Championship (Finished 1)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Sanderson Farms Championship - Shared the first-round lead at the Sanderson Farms Championship with Tom Hoge before finishing T11. Represented the third 18-hole lead/co-lead of his career (fell to 0-for-3).

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 93 304 1 7 24 66 27 $5,009,810
2020 14 50 1 5 11 3 50 $945,369
2019 29 96 1 3 9 21 8 32 $2,461,215
2018 22 71 2 6 14 8 117 $940,661
2017 28 87 1 4 20 8 132 $662,565
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 23 73 2 1 4 8 13 10 $217,318
2018 1 4 1 $1,337
2017 4 8 4
2016 18 61 2 1 4 8 12 6 26 $215,982
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL T24
2019 T22 T60
2017 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T59 T16
2018 CUT

Personal


  • Earliest golf memory is playing golf with his father and grandfather in the father-son tournament at Lake Hickory Country Club.
  • Favorite sports teams are the North Carolina Tar Heels, Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Braves.
  • Always marks his golf ball with three dots under the number and only uses 1s and 3s.
  • Enjoys hunting and fishing when away from the golf course.