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Official World Golf Ranking: 50
Born: Tue,Jun 1,1993 - Hickory, N. C.
Age: 31y 1m 19d, Nationality: US
Height: 6'2, Weight: 165lbs
Home: St. Simons Island, Ga.
College: Western Carolina University
Turned Pro: 2015, Joined PGA Tour: 2017
Notes: ELIGIBILITY: The first 50 players on the OWGR for Week 21, 2024.] Poston's earliest golf memory is playing golf with his father and grandfather in the father-son tournament at Lake Hickory CC. His favorite golf memory is making a birdie on the final hole of the NCAA Regionals his senior year to get into a playoff he won. He was a two-time All-American at Western Carolina University, where he won six individual titles and finished as the all-time career-scoring average lead...

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J.T. Poston

ELIGIBILITY: The first 50 players on the OWGR for Week 21, 2024.]

Poston's earliest golf memory is playing golf with his father and grandfather in the father-son tournament at Lake Hickory CC. His favorite golf memory is making a birdie on the final hole of the NCAA Regionals his senior year to get into a playoff he won. He was a two-time All-American at Western Carolina University, where he won six individual titles and finished as the all-time career-scoring average leader. Became the first player in school history to compete in the NCAA National Championship. His high school, Hickory High School, won the state championship in 2009, while he took individual honors in 2010-11.
2016 Web.com Summary: Tournaments Entered - 18; In Money - 12; Top-10 Finishes - 4; Scoring Average - 68.90 (rank 4th); Money - $205,597 (rank 10th); Best Finish: T-2nd at the Lincoln Land Charity and lost a playoff to Wesley Bryan on the second hole and was 2nd at the Digital Ally Open. He earned his first career Web.com Tour starts via the Monday Qualifier at the United Leasing & Finance Championship. After opening with a 77, he posted rounds of 69-72-68 to close and finish T-23rd, earning his way into the Rex Hospital Open two weeks later. He made the most of his start there, opening with back-to-back rounds of 2-under 69 to make the cut. Charged into contention, just four strokes behind the 54-hole lead, with a third-round 5-under 66. He fired one of only 14 under-par rounds on Sunday with a 2-under 69 to finish in solo 3rd, a career-best on the Web.com Tour. He earned $44,200 for his efforts to achieve Special Temporary Membership on the Web.com Tour. With a 10th-place finish on the Web.com Tour Regular Season money list, he earned his PGA Tour card for the 2017 season.
2017 Notes: In his first year on the PGA Tour, he played in 28 events, making 20 cuts with one top-10 finish, a T-10th at Puerto Rico Open. Poston had four top-25 finishes but could only finish 132nd in the FedExCup standings, which sent him back to the Korn Ferry Tour finals, where he missed the cut in all four starts. His FedExCup finish gave him limited access to the PGA Tour in 2018.
2018 Notes: He played in 22 PGA Tour events, making 14 cuts and two top-10 finishes. His best results were T-4th at the Shriners Hospitals and 5th at the Barbasol Championship. He advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time, but he missed the cut at the Northern Trust to end his season 117th in the FedExCup race.
2019 Notes: Played in 29 PGA Tour events, making 21 cuts with three top-10 finishes. He was T-7th at the Desert Classic and T-6th at the RBC Heritage Classic after making the cut on the number and shooting 67-68 on the weekend. Going into the final round of the Wyndham Championship three strokes behind leader Byeong Hun An, Poston shot a 62 to win by a stroke over Webb Simpson. Poston went bogey-free for 72 holes, becoming the first player since Lee Trevino at the 1974 New Orleans Open to win a 72-hole event without a bogey. He advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs for the second time, finishing T-59th at the Northern Trust and T-16th at the BMW Championship. Unfortunately, he bogeyed the 72nd hole, which cost him a spot at the Tour Championship. He finished 32nd in the FedExCup race.
2020 Notes: Played in 23 PGA Tour events, making 16 cuts with two top-10 finishes. Finished 67th in the FedExCup standings. Was T-11th at the Sanderson Farms Championship and Sentry Tournament of Champions. After the break for COVID-19, he finished T-10th at the Charles Schwab Challenge and T-8th at the RBC Heritage. In the FedExCup playoffs: T-39th at the Northern Trust and T-59th at the BMW Championship.
2021 Notes: Played in 29 PGA Tour events, making 15 cuts with two top-ten finishes. He was 79th in the FedExCup standings. He was 3rd at the Sanderson Farms Championship, three strokes behind winner Sergio Garcia. Was the 2nd and 3rd round leader at the Barbasol Championship, shot a final-round 70, and was tied with Seamus Power, who won with a par on the 6th playoff hole. In the FedExCup Playoffs missed the cut at the Northern Trust.
2022 Notes: Played in 30 PGA Tour events, making 15 cuts with four top-ten finishes. He was T-15th in the FedExCup standings. With a closing round 64, he had his first top-ten of the season with a T-3rd at the RBC Heritage. He was a shot back of the Jordan Spieth/Patrick Cantlay playoff. Shot a final-round 67 to finish T-9th at the Wells Fargo Championship. Shot 67-64 over the weekend to finish T-2nd at the Travelers Championship, two shots back of winner Xander Schauffele. Poston had a wire-to-wire win at the John Deere Classic, winning by three shots over Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Emiliano Grillo. With the win, he got one of three Open Qualifying Series spots for the 2022 British Open, where he made his first start at St. Andrews. Missed the cut at the British Open. In the FedExCup Playoffs was T-20th at the FedEx St. Jude Championship, T-35th at the BMW Championship, and T-15th at the Tour Championship. It was the first time Poston had made it to East Lake.
2023 Notes: He played in 31 PGA Tour events, making 21 cuts and five top-ten finishes. He was 39th in the FedExCup standings. He was T-6th at the American Express, four shots back of winner Jon Rahm. He was T-10th at the Valspar Championship, T-9th at the WGC-Dell Match Play, and T-6th at the John Deere Classic. He was T-6th at the Genesis Scottish Open, six shots back of winner Rory McIlroy. Finished T-2nd, seven shots back of winner Lee Hodges, and T-7th at the Wyndham Championship. In the playoffs was T-24th at the FedEx St. Jude and T-22nd at the BMW Championship. In the fall was T-3rd at the Shriners Children's Open, two shots back of winner Tom Kim.
2024 Notes: T-5th at The Sentry, 6th at the Sony Open in Hawaii, and T-10th at the Genesis Invitational. Finished T-5th at the RBC Heritage, five shots back of the winner Scottie Scheffler.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 234, Cuts Made: 152 (65%), Top Tens: 30 (13%) , Rounds: 748, Scoring Avg: 70.09, Career Earnings: $17,773,730 - Best Finish: 1st (2 times)
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Career Totals for J.T. Poston per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
  
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3%
  
  
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9
  
  
69.5
  
  
71.269.870.370.0----$2,461,215
  
  
  
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4
  
  
44%61
  
  
  
  
69.368.3
  
----$215,982
  
  
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0%26%
  
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69.969.2
  
----$3,699,409
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70.670.569.671.170.570.3
  
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70.569.870.2----$1,367,929
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Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals2341522153072748$17,773,731
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Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.