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Russell Knox |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (29) / 6/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'10 / 155
College: Jacksonville University

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Russell Knox completed 72 holes of The Honda Classic in 5-under-par 275, checking up one stroke off the clubhouse lead.
The Scot won't find himself in a playoff as he did a year ago, but it's safe to say that he's found a haven on a track that usually beats guys up. And to a man, Knox may feel like he should have scored lower. En route to a 2-under 35-33=68 in his final round, he missed only one green in regulation, but squared three bogeys, two as a result of three-putts. He also rolled in five birdies, two of which from 10-14 feet, but dropping shots on a course where it's critical to pile up scoring opportunities is disappointing. This week's top five will go alongside a solo third at the Shriners in the fall. Mar 2 - 10:54 AM

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Russell Knox treaded his way to an even-par 35-35=70 in the third round of The Honda Classic to remain at 3-under 207.

Knox circled two birdies and square two bogeys at PGA National's Champion Course. His birdies were vastly different, as he drained a 39-foot birdie at the par-4 ninth and threw a dart to two feet for a birdie on the par-3 15th. He gained just shy of three strokes tee-to-green for his work, but lost almost two strokes with the flat stick. While he has never won on the PGA TOUR, he came close here last year when he lost in a playoff.
Mar 1 - 3:49 PM

Russell Knox signed for a 2-under-par 35-33=68 following his second round of The Honda Classic and established the 36-hole clubhouse lead at 3-under 137.

Imagine that. A Scot playing well in unfavorable weather. Knox split 11 (of 14) fairways and went 7-for-8 in scrambling to support three birdies. His longest conversion dropped from just inside 22 feet at the par-4 11th hole. He has to feel fortunate to have been placed in the late-early draw this week. Even though conditions were worse during his opening round, he navigated PGA National in 1-under 69. Now, he's in the house as the early-late has no idea when it will complete 36 holes. The final tee times today are 5:20 p.m. and the weather forecast is worse on Saturday than it was today when two delays totaled three hours and 44 minutes.
Feb 27 - 3:34 PM

Russell Knox came up just short at the 2014 Honda Classic but will get a chance at redemption during this week's running.

The Scot joined Ryan Palmer, Rory McIlroy, and Russell Henley in last year's playoff extravaganza. Knox fell short in the end, but walked away with +6.668 total strokes gained:tee-to-green on the week. He currently ranks 35th in the FedExCup standings and his P2 last year is a great sign for gamers investing this week.
Feb 24 - 12:01 PM

Russell Knox spun a bogey-free 6-under-par 32-33=65 in the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open to join Russell Henley in the clubhouse lead at 8-under 205.

Knox began his day on the 10th hole and picked up four short birdies on his first eight holes. Turning his attention to the front nine, he tacked on a 15'9" birdie at the par-4 second hole and a 6'3" birdie on the par-3 fourth before parring in. Never a winner on the PGA TOUR, the Scot will likely need to take it deep on Sunday if he is to pick up his first trophy.
Jan 31 - 3:36 PM

Russell Knox carded a 1-under-par 34-35=69 in the third round of the Sony Open and remains inside the top 10 at 10-under 200.

Knox is searching for his first PGA TOUR win, and he played like the pressure of that money on his back was in the back of his head. His six birdies at Waialae Country Club were impressive, but the five bogeys were inexcusable. Four of his birdies ranged from 20 to 45 feet, so it was clearly a bit of a smoke-and-mirrors job. Time will tell if he settles down for tomorrow's finale, but he trails Jimmy Walker by six strokes and a win appears unlikely. That could take some pressure off of him.
Jan 17 - 10:00 PM

Russell Knox painted a bogey-free, 5-under-par 32-33=65 in his second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii to set the 36-hole clubhouse lead at 9-under 131.

The Scot went out in the second threesome off No. 10 at Waialae today. He'd go 5-for-15 in birdie chances, the longest stretching 18'2" at the par-3 11th hole. While he's very much on the upswing of his career arc, his success today marked a minor achievement. In three previous starts at this tournament, he had failed to survive the cut. Suddenly, he's sitting on the pole position in pursuit of his first PGA TOUR title.
Jan 16 - 4:23 PM

Russell Knox turned in a 4-under-par 32-34=66 in his opening round of the Sony Open in Hawaii, finishing four strokes off the clubhouse lead.

Waialae has had Knox' number over the years. In all three of his previous trips, he left without surviving the cut. That record is 18 holes from going by the boards after today's six-birdie performance. Three of his par breakers stretched longer than 10 feet, the highlight dropping in from 22 feet at the par-3 seventh. Overall, he found 13 greens in regulation and saved par three times on the other five holes. The Scot squared two bogeys, including a 5 at the par-4 second where he rinsed his tee ball.
Jan 15 - 9:14 PM

Russell Knox has struggled with Waialae Country Club but returns for redemption at this week's Sony Open in Hawaii.

The Scot has been knocked down by Waialae CC in years past but he's not TKO'd just yet. He is 0-for-3 with just two of his six career rounds being in red numbers. On paper, this venue should suit his fairways and greens style of play, but there is a reason these golfers go out there and tee it up. Gamers should expect Knox to earn his first cut made at Waialae, but should keep their expectations low after that.
Jan 14 - 8:21 PM

Russell Knox continues to knock on the door for his first PGA TOUR title during the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season.

Knox finished alone in third at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and made four of his five cuts to begin the season. That has him 20th in FedExCup standings. He had three top 10s last season and nearly broke through the glass ceiling when he lost in a playoff at The Honda Classic. He is developing the reputation of being a solid ball-striker, but possesses a flat stick that is average at best. Simply put, the weeks where he gets the putter to cooperate could be special.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 08:29:00 AM

Russell Knox blew up for a 6-over-par 37-39=76 in his opening round of The McGladrey Classic.

The Scot enjoyed a third-place finish in Vegas on Sunday, so he made the cross-country trip in spot-on form, but today's walk around Seaside was humbling despite the fact that he split 11 (of 14) fairways and hit 13 greens in regulation. Alas, he converted just once for birdie and that required his roll from just inside 26 feet to drop at the par-4 14th. Elsewhere, Knox squared a double bogey at the par-5 seventh, where he round water off the tee, and five bogeys coming home. That set included two three-jacks and another water ball. Today's aggregate is his highest on the PGA TOUR since a third-round 77 at Merion in the 2013 U.S. Open.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 06:08:00 PM

Russell Knox settled for a 1-under-par 38-32=70 in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and finished alone in third at 16-under 268.

Knox had a chance to score his first PGA TOUR win on Sunday, but he stubbed his toe early. His front nine at TPC Summerlin featured an unlikely pitch-in birdie on the par-4 fourth hole, but also included two bogeys and a double bogey. He put it together on the back nine with four birdies and five pars. With the exception of his two-putt birdie at the par-5 16th, all of his birdies were from 11 feet or longer. Perhaps this will serve as a learning experience. There is little doubt that he will find himself in a similar position sooner rather than later.
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 08:18:00 PM

Russell Knox conjured up a bogey-free 5-under-par 32-34=66 in the third round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open but lost his 36-hole lead.

Knox circled five birdies and settled for 13 pars at TPC Summerlin on Saturday. Three of those birdies fell from 10 feet or longer, holing out from the rough on the par-4 third from 40'3" for the loudest applause. He landed 14 GIR and gained 1.157 strokes tee-to-green and 1.210 strokes with the flat stick. His 15-under 198 trails Ben Martin by two strokes with 18 to play.
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 08:06:00 PM

Russell Knox chased his opening 65 at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open with a 4-under-par 34-33=67 in today's second round to post 10-under 134 and earn a share of the 36-hole clubhouse lead.

Knox opened with a 10-foot birdie conversion at the par-4 first hole, but dropped shots with bogeys at 2 and 3, the first a three-putt from 37'3". However, he righted the ship by playing out the string in bogey-free 5-under with five birdies. His longest of the round ranged 21'11" at the par-4 seventh hole. He walked off with a 13-footer at the last. The Scotsman has missed only six greens in regulation through 36 holes.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 07:34:00 PM

Russell Knox enjoyed a 6-under-par 30-35=65 for his opening round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

The Scot set the tone early for his experience today, dropping in a birdie from 22'8" at the par-4 10th hole to open his walk around TPC Summerlin. He picked off seven more birdies, four of which from 10-18 feet, and signed his card with a strokes gained: putting clip in the vicinity of 3.125. Knox went just 2-for-4 in scrambling with bogeys at Nos. 5 and 6, but he set the foundation for a fruitful week in Las Vegas.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 02:51:00 PM