KNOX Russell

Russell KNOX

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Biography

ResidenceJacksonville Beach, Florida, USA
Date of Birth:21/06/1985
Place of BirthInverness, Scotland
Height & Weight5ft 10in 11st (178cm 73kgs)
FamilyWife: Andrea (m. 2014)
InterestsFootball, movies, table tennis
Turned Pro2007
Qualifying School(Joined Tour by winning the WGC - HSBC Champions 2015)

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Biography

Born in Inverness but went to the Jacksonville University on a golf scholarship and remained in Florida after graduating. Decided to take up European Tour Me mbership for 2016 and attempt to qualify for the European Ryder Cup team for Hazeltine. Plays predominantly on the US PGA Tour, where has won twice including the co-sanctioned WGC-HSBC Champions, where he became the first Scot to win a WGC event in 2015. Known as the ‘BMW’ during his time at university for his straight-driving prowess as ‘The Ultimate Driver’, he lives next door to fellow European Tour member David Lingmerth in Ponte Vedra, Florida, with his wife Andrea, a former tennis pro.

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European Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR61
Race To Dubai102
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,264,450 (2015)

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Professional World Cup 2016

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