James Tyree Poston is a professional American golfer who currently plays for the PGA Tour. As of 2020, J T Poston net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Below are five interesting things to know about him.
1. He was born in North Carolina
Poston was born on June 1st 1993 in Hickory, North Carolina. Hickory is a small town with a very tight-knit community. He attended Hickory High school where he played junior golf and later proceeded to Western Caroline University. He won six times playing collegiate golf.
His grandfather –Cunningham, whom he fondly refers to as Pa Doc taught him to play golf as a young boy. He grew up playing on Lake Hickory Country Club which is similar to Greensboro Sedgefield Country Club. He currently lives in Georgia. He is currently in a relationship with Nicole Nielly whom he met in college.
2. He turned professional in 2015
Poston started with no status on any tour. He finished at the 10th position on the regular money list a performance which earned him a 2017 PGA Tour card. He Monday qualified for the United Leasing Championship on the Web.com Tour which qualified him to join the Rex Hospital Open. This came after previously playing for the qualifying school but missed getting through the first stage by a shot. The win earned him a temporary member status for one season.
3. He has one Professional win
Poston won the Wyndham Championship on August 2019. This earned him the first professional win of his career. The win made him the first player since 1974 to win the PGA Tour event while going bogey-free.
4. He has four Amateur wins
Poston previously won four times in his amateur career. His first amateur win came in 2011 Trusted Big Choice I National Championship. In 2013 he won the Southern Amateur, Golfweek Program challenge, Cardinal Intercollegiate, Hummingbird Intercollegiate. He also won the SoCon Championship in 2014 and his final amateur win happened in 2015 at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate, SoCon championship.
5. J T Poston Net Worth is estimated to be $2 Million
His Golf career is his main source of income. He accumulated his net worth from several wins in the course of his career. He contributes part of his money on various charitable events his latest one being from his campaign on his Twitter account with the hashtag @WCGFedex where he pledged to donate $2,000 to St.Judes. He mobilized his friends and fans to join in and donate money to help fight childhood cancer.