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|
|College:||Florida State University|
|Former tour(s):||PGA Tour, Champions Tour|
|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.
He played golf at Florida State University and won the 1977 Southeastern Amateur. He went pro after graduating in 1978.
He founded the putting green company TourGreen in 1996.
He grew up playing golf with his brother.
He beat out Andy Bean to win the 1986 Honda Classic.
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