Kenny Knox

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Date of Birth August 15, 1956
Place of Birth United States
Age 64 years old
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Edward Kenneth Knox is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and the Champions Tour. Knox was born in Columbus, Georgia. He and his brother were introduced to the game of golf by their mother. He attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida where he earned All-American honors as a member of the golf team. He graduated in 1978, turned professional that year, and joined the PGA Tour in 1982. Knox won three events during his career on the PGA Tour. His first win came at the 1986 Honda Classic. He was the first Monday qualifier to win on the PGA Tour and is the only player to win with a round of 80. His second win occurred a year later at the Hardee's Golf Classic and his third came in 1990 at the Buick Southern Open. During this phase of his career, Knox had more than two dozen top-10 finishes and $1.6 million in earnings. His best result in a major was a 4th-place finish at the 1991 PGA Championship.

Full name: Edward Kenneth Knox
Born: August 15, 1956, Columbus, Georgia
Residence: Tallahassee, Florida
College: Florida State University
Turned professional: 1978
Former tour(s): PGA Tour, Champions Tour
Professional wins: 3
PGA Tour: 3
Masters Tournament: T45: 1987
U.S. Open: T17: 1987
The Open Championship: CUT: 1990
PGA Championship: 4th: 1991

About Kenny Knox

Former PGA Tour golfer who won three tour events between 1986 and 1990 and became known for his exceptional putting. He finished fourth at the 1991 PGA Championship, his best major performance.

Before Fame

He played golf at Florida State University and won the 1977 Southeastern Amateur. He went pro after graduating in 1978.

Achievement

He founded the putting green company TourGreen in 1996.

Family Life

He grew up playing golf with his brother.

Associations

He beat out Andy Bean to win the 1986 Honda Classic.

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Latest information about Kenny Knox updated on October 21, 2020.

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