Russell Knox

Russell Knox

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 160 (72 kg)
Age: 35 (June 21, 1985)
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Family: Wife, Andrea

Education: Jacksonville University (2007, Business Management)
Special Interests: Soccer, movies, ping-pong
Turned Professional: 2007
City plays from: Inverness, Scotland


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
2016 (2) World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, Travelers Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2011 (1) Chiquita Classic.
International Victories (1):
2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation [Eur].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2014 BMW Championship (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#18 : 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,400,000 : 2016 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


World Cup : 2016, 2018

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 210 680 2 3 3 22 65 145 64 1 $14,021,217
2021 1 4 1 1 1 20 $166,650
2020 22 63 5 11 11 127 $519,028
2019 22 72 2 7 18 4 110 $1,132,825
2018 27 90 3 8 20 7 89 $1,424,030
2017 24 70 1 4 7 14 10 71 $1,643,924
2016 25 89 2 2 4 11 21 4 10 $4,885,906
2015 28 96 2 3 11 20 7 1 34 $1,916,666
2014 26 92 1 3 8 20 6 40 $1,513,630
2013 11 34 3 8 3 166 $305,973
2012 23 68 2 4 12 11 179 $512,584
2011 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL
2019 T35 CUT T41 68 T39 T40
2018 CUT T35 T12 CUT T48
2017 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT T9 70 T39 T5
2016 T19 CUT T22 T23 T30 1 27 T28 54
2015 T17 CUT CUT
2014 T34 CUT
2013 T45
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 CUT
2018 CUT T43
2017 CUT T61
2016 T60 T15 T17 23
2015 T20 T12 T45
2014 T38 T26 T23

Personal


  • Grew up in Inverness, Scotland before relocating to Jacksonville, Florida to attend Jacksonville University on a golf scholarship. Earned a business management degree while at JU.
  • Parents Mike and Val are retired and living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Father born in San Diego, California and mother born in Scotland.
  • Wife Andrea, with her sister Maria, own CRYOtherapy Jax, a cryotherapy recovery center located on Southside Blvd in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Sister Diane Knox moved to the United States in 2016 and currently works in media.
  • Enjoys being on the beach and going on vacations exploring the world.