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JT Poston Net Worth: How Rich is the Professional Golfer in 2023?



JT Poston Net Worth

Poston is a 29 years old American professional golfer who is a current member of the PGA Tour. Previously, he competed on the Tour. After turning professional in 2015, he has won two PGA tours, the 2019 Wyndham Championship, and the 2022 John Deere Classic. Poston currently ranks 58 on the Official World Golf Ranking. As of 2023, JT Poston net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Full Name James Tyree Poston
Birthday June 1, 1993
Birthplace Hickory, North Carolina
Profession Professional Golfer
Girlfriend Kelly Cox
Net Worth $5 million

Early life

JT Poston was born on June 1 in the year 1993 in Hickory, North Carolina. He was born to James Tyree Sr. and Cheryl Poston. When he was 3, his grandfather, Charles (Doc) Cunningham gifted him plastic sets of clubs. His grandfather was a real estate agent who played golf competitively in senior amateur events. Poston used to spend hours together with his grandfather learning golf skills on the golf course.

Poston learned a lot of things from his grandfather. He learned how to behave on the course. Poston grew up with his brother, Bailey Poston. He studied at Hickory High School. He shot a golf tournament record 63 while competing in a North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA).

After finishing college, he attended Western Carolina University. During his time at Carolina University, he won two consecutive Southern Conference titles.

JT Poston Net Worth & Career


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Poston started playing golf professionally in 2015. He started the year 2016 with no status on any tour. Thereafter, he qualified and competed on the Tour. After finishing T23 on Tour, he earned an entry into the Rex Hospital Open. There, he tied for third and earned a Special Temporary Member status for the season.

Following that, he finished in five more top 15s. Out of his top 15 finishes, he finished in second place twice due to which he finished 10 on the regular-season money list. Poston then earned a 2017 PGA Tour card.

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Poston registered his first PGA Tour win in August 2019 by claiming the victory at the Wyndham Championship. He won his first PGA Tour after making a shot of an 8 under 62 in the final round. He also went bogey-free in the tournament and became the first golfer to win the PGA Tour going bogey-free since 1974. On July 4, 2022, he completed a wire-to-wire victory in the John Deere Classic.

After registering his second PGA Tour title in the John Deere Classic, he earned a spot in the Open Championship. With the victory, he became the third wire-to-wire winner in tournament history after Scott Hoch and David Frost. On Sunday final, he birdied the first three holes, bogeyed Nos. 5, and 6, and parred the next 10. In addition, he also birdies on the par-5 17th and parred the 18th. Prior to winning his second PGA Tour, he tied for second in the Travelers Championship.

JT Poston’s Girlfriend & personal Life

Poston is engaged to his girlfriend, Kelly Cox since November 2021. As per the reports, the pair is ready to get married in December 2022. Poston has been in a relationship with Kelly Cox since around 2020. He wished his lady love a Happy Birthday in August 2020.

Kelly frequently appears and supports Poston during his game. Prior to dating Cox, he was dating Nicole Nielly. He still has not deleted many pictures with his former girlfriend, Nicole from his Instagram account. He is currently followed by 17K people on his official Instagram, @jtposton. 

JT Poston Net Worth Timeline

Year JT Poston Net Worth (estimated)
up to 2019 $1.8 million
2020 $2.5 million
2021 $3.5 million
2022 $5 million

JT Poston’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $5 million as of 2023. He has earned total estimated career earnings of $8,570,288 from his professional golf career. Poston has made estimated earnings of $1,559,397 from his 23-event appearance in 2021-22 season.

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