Jason Knutzon

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Jason Knutzon
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1976-01-24) January 24, 1976 (age 38)
Lubbock, Texas
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Ames, Iowa
Career
College Iowa State University
Turned professional 1999
Current tour(s) Asian Tour
European Tour
Former tour(s) Nationwide Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
Asian Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2003
The Open Championship CUT: 2011
PGA Championship DNP

Jason Knutzon (born January 24, 1976) is an American professional golfer.

As of 2011 Knutzon is a member of the Asian Tour and the European Tour. He is one of few Americans who mainly play on the Asian Tour. Knutzon has been to PGA Tour Qualifying School once. He entered in 2000 but failed to earn a tour card. He played on the Nationwide Tour in 2001 but he only made 7 of 19 cuts and was unable to retain his card.

Knutzon joined the Asian Tour in 2003. In his rookie season he finished in 31st place on the order of merit list and recorded three top 10 finishes. In 2004 Knutzon picked up his first professional win in China at the Macau Open. Pádraig Harrington participated in the tournament and finished 3 strokes behind Knutzon. Knutzon ended up finishing in 20th place on the order of merit list which is his best order of merit finish. Knutzon picked up his second win in Indonesia at the Motorola International Bintan in 2007.

Knutzon played in 2005 and 2008 at the John Deere Classic. He finished tied for 58th place and earned $8,920 in 2005. Knutzon was a Monday qualifier for the tournament in 2005.[1] Knutzon has two major appearances, the 2003 U.S. Open and the 2011 Open Championship.

Amateur wins (3)[edit]

  • 1998 Iowa Masters, Fort Dodge Amateur, Northwest Amateur

Professional wins (2)[edit]

Asian Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 May 9, 2004 Macau Open –16 (65-68-68-67=268) 1 stroke Thailand Thaworn Wiratchant
2 Mar 25, 2007 Motorola International Bintan –14 (69-71-68-66=274) 1 stroke Australia Peter Fowler

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

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