Johnny Pott

Born: November 6, 1935

Hometown: Alexandria, LA (grew up on the Mississsippi Gulf Coast)

Year of Induction: 1993


College Career

Louisiana State University (1952-1956)

• NCAA Champion (’55)


Pro Golf Career

• Five PGA Tour Championships

– Dallas Open (’60)

– West Palm Beach Open (’60)

– Waco Open (’62)

– American Golf Classic (’63)

– Bing Crosby Pro-Am (’68)

• USA Ryder Cup team member 3 times (’63, ‘65, ‘67)

• PGA Tournament Committee member (’63-’65)


Did You Know?

In 1968, Johnny Pott was the touring professional at the Broadwater Beach Golf Club in Biloxi, MS. Johnny’s father, Ben Pott, was a longtyime club pro on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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