KNOWLES FILE: Competed in 19 events as a Jayhawk ... His career best finish is a tie for 23rd when he finished with a three-round score of 223 at the 2006 Kansas Invitational ... Holds a career best round of 68 at the 2007 Hawaii-Hilo Invitational.
AS A SENIOR (2009-10): Competed in two events during his senior campaign ... Competed in the Kansas Invitational as an individual and finished 79th.
AS A JUNIOR (2008-09): Competed in three events and finished with a 79.88 scoring average ... Shot a 231 to tie for 61st at the Kansas Invitational ... Tied for 81st at the Louisiana Classics ... Shot a 161 at the rain-shortened Aggie Invitational to tie for 71st.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Competed in six events during the year with an average of 78.11 ... Opened his season with an 87th place finish at the St. Mary's Invitational ... Recorded his top 54-hole score and finish of the year at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational with a score of 216 and 57th place finish ... Competed in four of his six events during the fall portion of the schedule.
AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07): Immediately contributed, competing in all five fall events ... Finished strong in his Jayhawk debut shooting a final-round 74 at the Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate to tie for 27th ... Recorded a season-best finish at the Kansas Invitational, finishing 23rd ... Carded a three round total of 237 to tie for 49th at the Windon Memorial Classic ... Shot a 238 at the Prestige at PGA West to finish tied for 70th ... Shot a season-best round of 71 to lead the Landfall Tradition after the first round and finished tied for 35th ... Began the spring season in style by firing a first-round 68 at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational ... Shot a 227 at the Louisiana Classics to tie for 58th ... Carded a 243 at the CU-Stevinson Ranch Invitational to tie for 70th.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Creighton Prep ... Coached by Scott Sibbernsen ... Three-time all-state selection ... Helped lead his team to Nebraska State Championships in 2004 and 2006 along with district championships in 2005 and 2006 ... Maintained a three-year high school scoring average of 73.9 ... Two-time participant in the Nebraska vs. Kansas Cup Matches ... Placed third at the 2006 Nebraska State Amateur and reached the semi-finals of the 2006 Nebraska State Match Play ... Recorded a low-round of 65 at the US Amateur qualifier ... Graduated with honors and was a member of National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Son of Robert and Maria Knowles ... Majoring in business ... Cousin, Stacy Knowles, also attended the University of Kansas ... His interests include working out and relaxing ... His favorite golfers include Tiger Woods and Adam Scott.