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.