Eric Cole (Golf) Biography

Eric Cole is an American sportsperson and a professional Golf player who is still a new addition to the professional golf competition. Despite being new, he made some amazing plays in the recent PGA games at Honda Classic where he almost grabbed his very first PGA title, but couldn’t finish top on the leaderboard.  

Early Life

Eric Cole was born on 12th June 1988 in Palm Springs, California, United States. His father’s name is Bobby Cole and played on the PGA Champions Tour from 1998 to 2001. At the age of 18, his father won the British Amateur at Carnoustie (1966).

His mother’s name is Laura Baugh, a former LPGA star. At the time, his mother was the youngest U.S. Women’s Amateur winner and turned Pro in 1973. His parent’s married in 1980 and enjoyed success at different stages of their careers. Together, his parents had seven children, including Eric who is aware of his parent’s golf legacy.

Talking about Eric’s Education, he earned a primary school education. Later, he graduated from Nova Southeastern University. During his college days, he faced the curious loss of weight. Later, he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Later, he also earned professional golf training in the United States. 

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Eric Cole Career

Eric started his career path as a Golf player. While studying in college, he was interested in sports activities like basketball, but he decided to pursue golf. He practiced and played his golf for a junior rate at West Orange Country Club in Winter Garden. He turned Pro in 2009 and played at various local events, mini-tours, and Q-school in the United States.

In 2016, he earned a Korn Ferry Tour membership but did not retain his status. In 2019, he won 14 times on the minor association golf tour. He qualified for the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course, where he missed the cut after rounds of 77–73.

In 2020, he regained Korn Ferry Tour status via Q-school and earned his first PGA Tour card in 2022. In 2022, he prepared for the 2022-23 PGA tour season in Napa, California. At the Honda Classic, he came closer to sealing the victory but in the end, he was defeated by Chris Kirk. 

Social Media

Eric Cole is active on social media platforms such as Instagram. As of 25th February 2023, he has 3447 on his @ericjamescole, verified Instagram account. He has featured and collaborated with various golf brands, such as Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG). He has supported by the founder of Alpha Advisors, Kyle Murphy. On 25th February 2023, he became famous on Instagram for a commercial advertisement for Primo Golf Apparel. 

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Eric Cole (Golf) Biography

Real Name Eric Cole
Birth Date June 12, 1988
Age (as of 2023) 34 Years
Birth Place Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Profession Golfer
College Nova Southeastern University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 76 kg  –  in Pounds –  167 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Who is his fiancee/girlfriend? Stephanie Williams

Personal Life

Eric is now preparing to get married to his fiance Stephanie Williams. The couple has been involved in a love relationship for a long-time. In 2016, both together declared as a couple on Instagram. His long-time girlfriend Stephanie was born in Philadelphia and raised in Boston.

She graduated from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts. Currently, she is living in Florida and works for Edward Jones. In February 2023, Eric proposed to his long-time girlfriend Stephanie at Pebble Beach Golf Links during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. 

Eric Cole Net Worth 

Eric Cole is an American sportsman whose primary income source depends on his professional career as a golf player. As the PGA Tour swings into this week’s Honda Classic, where Cole is qualified to play for the designated event at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where he has a sponsor’s exemption and may have a chance to win $20 million. In 2019, he earned $5000 for qualifying for the school contest. Later, he won a paycheck amounting to $1,500. We can assume that Eric estimated net worth around to be $2 Million. 

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  • Eric Cole is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Cooper King Cole (also known as Baby Boy Coop).
  • He also made his dog an Instagram account, @cooperkingcole, where he shares his dog’s updated pictures.

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