J.T. Poston

Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Weight: 165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)

Birthday: June 1, 1993

College: Western Carolina University

Year Turned Pro: 2015

Birthplace: Hickory, North Carolina

Country: USA


J.T. Poston (full name James Tyree Poston) is an American golf pro who is famous for shooting a NCHSAA golf tournament record 63 as he was playing for Hickory High School. While attending Western Carolina University, Poston won no less than 6 times, including 2 consecutive Southern Conference titles. After turning pro in 2015, he managed to qualify on the Web.com Tour and finished T23. In 2017, J.T. Poston earned his PGA Tour card after finishing 10th on the regular-season money list. Currently speaking, Poston plays in the PGA Tour and he’s 132nd in 2016-17 FedExCup points.

His earliest golf memories are about him playing with his father and his grandfather at Lake Hickory CC’s father-son tournament. Poston likes to mark his golf balls with 3 dots under the number, and he always uses either 1s or 3s. Besides golf, J.T. likes hunting and fishing. Moreover, his favorite sports teams are Carolina Panthers, the North Carolina Tarheels and Atlanta Braves.