Knoxville Invitational

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The Knoxville Invitational was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour that was held at the Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1945 and 1946.[1] The 7,009-yard[2] course opened in 1927 and was designed by Donald Ross.[3]

The 1945 event was won by Byron Nelson during his record-setting year of 18 wins including 11 consecutively. The 1946 event was won by Herman Keiser.[1]



  1. ^ a b "HHCC History". Holston Hills Country Club. Retrieved 2010-03-05. 
  2. ^ Brody, Tom C. (April 22, 1968). "A Tournament for Non-Masters". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  3. ^ "Holston Hills Country Club official site". Retrieved 2010-03-04.