Knoxville Open

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The News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot is a golf tournament on the Web.com Tour. It is played annually at the Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. It is one of four original Tour events still played.[1] The Knoxville News Sentinel was named the title sponsor of the tournament on June 2, 2010.[2] The official name of the 2011 tournament was changed to the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot in May 2011.[3]

The 2017 purse was $550,000, with $99,000 going to the winner.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
Visit Knoxville Open
2021 United States Greyson Sigg 260 –20 1 stroke Germany Stephan Jäger
2020 Canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic[4]
Knoxville Open
2019 United States Robby Shelton 269 –15 1 stroke United States Mark Anderson
2018 Germany Stephan Jäger 268 –16 3 strokes South Korea Im Sung-jae
News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot
2017 United States Talor Gooch 266 −18 1 stroke United States Jonathan Hodge
2016 United States J. J. Spaun 258 −26 1 stroke United States Sam Ryder
2015 United States Patton Kizzire 264 −20 4 strokes Canada Brad Fritsch
South Korea Kim Si-woo
2014 United States Martin Piller 262 −22 2 strokes United States Bronson Burgoon
2013 United States Peter Malnati 268 −16 1 stroke United States Blayne Barber
United States Matt Bettencourt
Argentina Miguel Ángel Carballo
United States James White
2012 United States Darron Stiles 266 −18 1 stroke United States D. J. Brigman
Australia Scott Gardiner
United States Nicholas Thompson
2011 United States Kirk Triplett 267 −21 2 strokes United States Marco Dawson
Knoxville News Sentinel Open
2010 United States Chris Kirk 268 −20 2 strokes United States Travis Bertoni
Knoxville Open presented by Food City
2009 United States Kevin Johnson 268 −20 Playoff New Zealand Bradley Iles
2008 Australia Jarrod Lyle 269 −19 Playoff United States Chris Kirk
2007 United States Chez Reavie 271 −17 3 strokes United States Kyle McCarthy
2006 United States Hunter Haas (2) 269 −19 5 strokes England Gary Christian
United States Parker McLachlin
2005 Australia Kim Felton 277 −11 1 stroke United States David Peoples
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2004 United States Hunter Haas 275 −13 Playoff United States Shane Bertsch
United States Justin Bolli
2003 United States Vaughn Taylor 268 −20 Playoff United States Joe Ogilvie
2002 United States Darron Stiles 272 −16 1 stroke Australia Aaron Baddeley
United States Steve Ford
Buy.com Knoxville Open
2001 United States Heath Slocum 265 −23 6 strokes United States Keoke Cotner
United States Joe Daley
2000 United States J. J. Henry 273 −15 1 stroke United States Tripp Isenhour
United States Spike McRoy
United States Gene Sauers
United States Chris Smith
Nike Knoxville Open
1999 United States Jeff Gove 277 −11 1 stroke United States Marco Dawson
Canada Glen Hnatiuk
United States Carl Paulson
1998 United States Robin Freeman 270 −18 Playoff United States Ryan Howison
1997 United States Dave Rummells 271 −17 2 strokes United States Matt Gogel
Australia Terry Price
1996 United States Eric Johnson 272 −16 2 strokes United States Patrick Lee
United States Matt Peterson
1995 United States Tom Scherrer 275 −13 Playoff United States Mike Sposa
1994 United States Vic Wilk 275 −9 1 stroke United States Bill Murchison
1993 United States Tim Conley 261 −23 7 strokes United States Jerry Haas
United States Larry Silveira
United States Tommy Tolles
United States Greg Whisman
Ben Hogan Knoxville Open
1992 United States Brian Henninger 200 −13 2 strokes United States Curt Byrum
United States Tom R. Shaw
Canada Rick Todd
1991 United States Frank Conner 198 −15 1 stroke United States Perry Arthur
United States Paul Goydos
1990 United States Jeff Maggert 202 −11 Playoff United States Greg Ladehoff

Bolded golfers graduated to the PGA Tour via the Web.com Tour regular-season money list.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tour celebrates 20th year, will play 29 official events Archived 2012-09-06 at archive.today
  2. ^ News Sentinel to be title sponsor of Knoxville Open
  3. ^ News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot Swings Back into Action in Knoxville Aug. 22-28
  4. ^ "PGA Tour statement regarding additional tournament cancellations". PGA Tour. March 17, 2020. Retrieved March 17, 2020.

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