Eric Cole

Eric Cole

Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 155 (70 kg)
Age: 35 (June 12, 1988)
Birthplace: Palm Springs, California
Residence: Tequesta, Florida

Education: Nova Southeastern University
Special Interests: Fishing
Turned Professional: 2009
City plays from: Tequesta, FL, United States

Exempt Status

PGA TOURTop 50 from 2022 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


Player Statistics

Career Low Round:

63 - 2023 RBC Canadian Open (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#33 : 2023 The Honda Classic

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#63 : 2023 Fortinet Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$915,600 : 2023 The Honda Classic (Finished 2)

2022-23 Season Highlights

The Honda Classic - Lost in a playoff to Chris Kirk at The Honda Classic, earning his first career runner-up on the PGA TOUR. Mexico Open at Vidanta - Recorded his second top-five of the season with a T5 at the Mexico Open at Vidanta. Fortinet Championship - Finished solo-fourth at the 2023 Fortinet Championship, his third top-five of the season.

Career Records

PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 36 118 1 4 12 24 12 $3,793,121
2023 33 110 1 4 11 23 10 43 $3,765,121
2021 3 8 1 1 2 $28,000
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments

THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2023 T27 T15 T39
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2023 T31 T25


  • His mother, Laura Baugh, was the 1973 LPGA Rookie of the year and finished with 70 top-10s across a 25-year LPGA career. She also won the 1971 U.S. Women's Amateur as a 16-year-old, making her the youngest winner in history at the time. She eventually worked at Sawgrass Country Club for four years as a teaching professional before establishing her own golf school in St. Augustine.
  • His father, Bobby Cole, a native of South Africa, won the 1977 Buick Open on the PGA TOUR, in addition to becoming the youngest winner of the British Amateur as an 18-year-old in 1966.
  • Is a type 1 diabetic.
  • Earned his 54th career Minor League Golf Tour win in December 2021.