J. T. Poston Biography
J. T. Poston whose full name is James Tyree Poston was born in Hickory, North Carolina on June 1, 1993. He is an American professional golfer.
The American professional golfer, J. T. Poston just bagged his first professional win by claiming the Wyndham Championship held in North Carolina. With that, he moves to 77th in PGA Tour World Ranking.
J. T. Poston Age
J. T. Poston was born in Hickory, North Carolina on June 1, 1993. He is currently 26 years old as of 2019. J. T. Poston’s birth sign is Gemini
J. T. Poston Early Life
In high school, while competing for Hickory High School, Poston shot an NCHSAA golf tournament record 63.
In college, Poston competed for Western Carolina University where he won six times including two consecutive Southern Conference titles.
After starting 2016 with no status on any tour, Poston Monday qualified for the United Leasing Championship on the Web.com Tour and finished T23. His finish earned him entry into the Rex Hospital Open, where a tie for third earned him Special Temporary Member status for the season. Five more top 15s, including two second-place finishes, resulted in Poston finishing 10th on the regular-season money list and earning a 2017 PGA Tour card.
J. T. Poston Parents
It was J.T.’s grandfather “Doc” who introduced him to the game, giving him a plastic set of clubs around age 2 and eventually teaching J.T. the fundamentals. Charles Cunningham traveled from his home in Huntsville, Ala., to watch his grandson claim another conference title on Pinehurst No. 9. J.T. stands for James Tyree. Poston’s father’s, James Tyree Sr., goes by Ty.
Not much has been said about J.T. Poston’s parents, On his Instagram, he wished his mother happy mothers days He captioned the following “Happy Mother’s Day to the best mom to ever do it!! Thank you for all that you have done and still do for me!.”
J. T. Poston Girlfriend
The sportsman J. T. Poston is already living a blissful relationship life. He is currently dating a beautiful girl named Nicole Nielly. Nicole undertakes Law at the University of Georgia. J. T. Poston and Nicole often appear together on their former’s Instagram posts. The two keep on attending different functions together and seem to find perfect reasons to be in each other’s corner. Looking at their bond, we assume it won’t be long until Poston takes Nicole as his lawful wife.
J. T. Poston Height|Weight
The American professional golfer, J. T. Poston Stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch or 1.85 meters. He has an average weight of 75 kg as of 2019.
J. T. Poston Ranking|PGA
Currently 39th in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, Poston has a season-long head-to-head record of 848-77-16. And while he’s had little exposure to the best of college golf in team competition (against the top 25, he’s 4-7-1), Poston tied for sixth last November at the elite Western Refining College All-America Classic.
As a junior, he notched 16 of 33 rounds in the 60s. And while he’s slightly behind that mark this year, he has broken 70 in four of his last six rounds of competition.“He turns those 71s into 68,” Odom said of Poston’s greatest strength.
Poston plans to remain amateur throughout the summer in hopes of catching the eye of Walker Cup captain Spider Miller. His summer schedule includes U.S. Open qualifying, the Sunnehanna (unless he qualifies for the U.S. Open), the Northeast Amateur and possibly the Players Amateur, Southern Amateur, Western Amateur, and U.S. Amateur.
The talented golfer turned pro in 2015 and started 2016 with no status on any tour. He then Monday qualified for the United Leasing Championship on the Web.com Tour, where he finished T23. With that result, Poston earned the entry into the Rex Hospital Open. After five more top 15s, Poston finished 10th on the regular-season money list and earned a 2017 PGA Tour card.
Finally, J. T. Poston had his hand on the first professional PGA Tour win when he bagged the Wyndham Championship on 4 August 2019. He claimed the trophy after going -8 in the final round and going bogey-free in the tournament. Following a win, Poston cemented the 77th position in the PGA Tour World Ranking.
J. T. Poston Net Worth
J. T. Poston has achieved a very successful career being a professional golfer. The exact details of his financial status have not been revealed yet. Though it’s not detailed, looking at his professional life, it can assume that J. T. Poston’s net worth is in the higher position. He earned the winning amount of $1.116 million with the title triumph.
What’s in the bag: Wyndham champion Poston
J.T. Poston won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday in Greensboro, N.C. Here is a look inside his bag:
- DRIVER: Titleist TS3 (9.5 degrees), with Mitsubishi Diamana BF 60 shaft
- FAIRWAY WOOD: Titleist TS2 (15 degrees), with Mitsubishi Diamana BF 70 shaft
- IRONS: Titleist 716 T-MB (3-5), 718 AP2 (6-9), with Project X 6.5 shafts
- WEDGES: Titleist Vokey Design SM7 (46, 50, 55 and 60 degrees), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts
- PUTTER: Scotty Cameron GoLo Prototype
- BALL: Titleist Pro V1x
J. T. Poston Amateur Wins
- 2011 Trusted Choice Big I National Championship
- 2013 Southwestern Amateur, Golfweek Program Challenge, Cardinal Intercollegiate, Hummingbird Intercollegiate
- 2014 SoCon Championship
- 2015 Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate, SoCon Championship
J. T. Poston Personal Life
- It was J. T. Poston’s grandfather who introduced him to golf, giving him a plastic set of clubs around age 2.
- He bagged two consecutive Southern Conference titles while playing for the Western Carolina University.
- With the Wyndham Championship triumph, Poston became the first player since 1974 to win a PGA Tour event while going bogey-free.
- He earned the winning amount of $1.116 million with the title triumph.
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