Jim Knous

Jim Knous

(kuh-NOUSE)

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 180 (81 kg)
Age: 32
Birthplace: Basalt, Colorado
Residence: Littleton, Colorado
Family: Wife, Heidi Rose; Brady, Annie Rose

Education: Colorado School of Mines (Civil Engineering, 2012)
Turned Professional: 2012
City plays from: Littleton, CO, United States


Exempt Status


No exemptions to date

Career Victories


None.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

65 - 2022 Puerto Rico Open (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#10 : 2022 Fortinet Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#414 : 2019 Wells Fargo Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$153,600 : 2019 Safeway Open (Finished 10)

2021-22 Season Highlights


In the final start of his medical extension, finished T57 at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship, earning enough FedExCup points to retain status on the PGA TOUR and compete out of the 126-150 category for the remainder of the season.

PGA TOUR
Fortinet Championship - Held a share of the 54-hole lead/co-lead at the Fortinet Championship before finishing T11. Marked his first lead/co-lead after any round on the PGA TOUR.

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 43 118 1 6 20 23 $822,515
2022 19 51 2 9 10 189 $307,059
2021 4 8 4
2019 18 53 1 4 10 8 166 $490,976
2018 1 4 1 $24,480
2017 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Personal


  • Grew up in Basalt, Colorado, a town in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Attended the Colorado School of Mines where he graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Due to the pronunciation of his name, has been dubbed as "Hard K."
  • Enjoys hiking, exercising and cooking.
  • Claims hidden talents are cooking, Sudoku, and ping pong.
  • Pulls for all of the Denver-area professional sports teams including the Broncos, Nuggets and Rockies.
  • Speaks Spanish.
  • Favorite player growing up was Ernie Els. Recalls meeting Jack Nicklaus as a kid in a cafe in his hometown of Basalt.
  • Played on his high school basketball team for three seasons.