January 24, 1976 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)|
|College||Iowa State University|
|Current tour(s)||Asian Tour|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||CUT: 2003|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2011|
Jason Knutzon (born January 24, 1976) is an American professional golfer.
As of 2011[update] 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. Knutzon has two major appearances, the 2003 U.S. Open and the 2011 Open Championship.
Amateur wins (3)
- 1998 Iowa Masters, Fort Dodge Amateur, Northwest Amateur
Professional wins (2)
Asian Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner-up|
|1||May 9, 2004||Macau Open||–16 (65-68-68-67=268)||1 stroke||Thaworn Wiratchant|
|2||Mar 25, 2007||Motorola International Bintan||–14 (69-71-68-66=274)||1 stroke||Peter Fowler|
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||CUT|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
- 2010 European Tour Qualifying School graduates
- 2013 European Tour Qualifying School graduates
- 2015 European Tour Qualifying School graduates