Ted Potter Jr.

by MKhanal 03 Mar,2021
Ted Potter Jr.
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  • Birth Name Theodore Charles Potter Jr
  • Birth Place Ocala, Florida
  • Famous Name The Wizard
  • Father Ted Porter Sr.
  • Mother Dale Potter
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession golf player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Cheri Potter
  • Children Corbin, Addison

Ted Potter Jr. is a well-known American professional golf player. He has been playing professional golf for almost two decades after turning professional in 2002. Ted has won more than nineteen professional tours in his career, including two PGA Tour, Two Korn Ferry Tours, and more than Fifteen other tours. He twice won the NGA Hooters Tour Player of the Year Awards. 

Ted Potter Jr. was born Theodore Charles Potter Jr. on November 9, 1983, in Ocala, Florida. He is among the two children born to Ted Potter Sr. and his wife, Dale Potter. His father is a retired golf course maintenance professional who worked at Silver Springs Shores Country Club and various other Ocala area courses. He has a brother named Stephanie Potter. Ted graduated from Lake Weir High School and turned professional at the age of nineteen. 

Ted Potter Jr's Earnings, Net Worth, and Prize Money

Ted Potter Jr. has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his successful career in golf. Along with Vijay Singh, Ted is among the oldest player to feature in the PGA Tours. He must be earning millions from his endorsement, sponsorship, and several other deals. 

Ted with his PGA Title SOURCE: ESPN

Ted entered PGA Tour in the 2011/12 season. In his first PGA season, he took home more than $1.3 Million. He could not keep up with the game in the following season and only earned $1.2 Million in two years. In 2015/16, the golf player did not play the tour due to an injury. Ted made a good comeback in the 2017/18 season and made close to $2 Million from twenty-eight events, which remain as his highest-earning from a season at PGA. 

Last season, Potter earned $361,000 from nineteen PGA events. In the ongoing season of 2020/21, Ted has already made more than $180,000 from just eleven events. Totaling his earnings from PGA tours, it sums to $5,913,751

Married Life of Ted Potter Jr. 

Ted Potter Jr. is living a happy married life with his wife and their two children. Ted tied his wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend, Cheri Renee Potter, in 2013. They had a private wedding ceremony so, there is not much information with the media. 

Soon after the wedding, the duo welcomed a son, Corbin, in 2016. In 2019, the family of three extended to four after they were blessed with a daughter, Addison. Ted spends most of his free time with his children. Cheri keeps attending her husband's game along with their children. 

Two Decades Career In Golf

Ted started playing golf at the age of two. His father, Potter Sr., was a golf instructor himself and taught his son. He dominated  Florida youth golfing tours, winning numerous youth events. Potter is estimated to have over 60 mini-tour victories at various levels of mini-tour competition. From 2003 until 2011, the golf player played in the Nationwide Tour. He won more than a dozen of series in between these years.

In 2012, Potter Jr. made his official PGA debut at the Sony Open in Hawaii. He achieved his first PGA Tour win at the Greenbrier Classic in the same year. At the end of the season, Ted qualified for the 2012 Open Championship and played his first Masters Tournament in 2013. At the end of the 2013 season, Potter had an ankle injury which kept him out of the tournament for two seasons. 

In 2018, Ted made his comeback in the PGA Tour and had played with it ever since. He ranked at no.73 in World Golf Ranking the same year, which remains his highest ranking. 

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