August 14, 1962 |
Las Vegas, Nevada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)|
|College||University of Arizona|
|Former tour(s)||Nationwide Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||CUT: 1991|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
Foltz turned professional in 1990, and claimed one victory on the Nike Tour (now the Web.com Tour) in 1995. He has seven career holes-in-one. In 1990, three days after turning professional, Foltz sustained a serious back injury in an auto accident involving a drunk driver. Foltz was determined to overcome the injury and went on to success on the Nike Tour.
His broadcasting career began as he was still committed to his playing career.
"Jerry's ability to analyze the game coupled with his talent for articulating his thoughts in an entertaining way has propelled him into the world of golf commentary."
Foltz has served in multiple roles for Golf Channel, including:
- On-course reporter for Nationwide Tour, LPGA Tour and PGA Tour coverage.
- Play-by-play host for Nationwide Tour coverage (2008–present).
- Host of "Quest for the Card", a regular show about the Nationwide Tour.
- Has made numerous appearances on studio shows, including Golf Central, Academy Live, Top 1
- Morning Drive
- "Golf is an art, not a science."
- "Don't drink and drive, use a 3 wood."
Foltz and his wife Jane have one son, Jackson; they reside in Orlando, Florida.
Nationwide Tour wins
- 1994 Newport Classic