Jerry Foltz

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Jerry Foltz
Personal information
Born (1962-08-14) August 14, 1962 (age 54)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Orlando, Florida
Career
College University of Arizona
Turned professional 1986
Former tour(s) Nationwide Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
Web.com Tour 1
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 1991
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

Jerry Foltz (born August 14, 1962) is an American professional golfer and commentator for the Golf Channel.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Foltz was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. He played his college golf for the University of Arizona and was an All-Pac-10 selection in 1984. In 1989, he won the Arizona Amateur.

Professional career[edit]

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.

Broadcasting career[edit]

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

Quotes[edit]

  • "Golf is an art, not a science."
  • "Don't drink and drive, use a 3 wood."

Personal life[edit]

Foltz and his wife Jane have one son, Jackson; they reside in Orlando, Florida.

Professional wins[edit]

Nationwide Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

  • 1994 Newport Classic

References[edit]

External links[edit]