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eGolf Tour Winner Knox Posts Career-Best T2 at The Honda Classic


By Stewart Moore

Palm Gardens, FL – Scotland’s Russell who won the eGolf Tour’s Palmetto Championship in 2010, posted of 70-63-68-71—282 at The Honda Classic the weekend, eventually finishing in a tie for after losing out in a four-man on the first extra hole to Russell Henley. The career-best was further evidence that is indeed on his way up the PGA TOUR’s ladder of players.

Knox, a former University standout, entered final round at PGA National three shots back of leader Rory McIlroy. His 63 tied the week’s low number, a third-round 68 put him in day four’s penultimate

Birdies on Nos. 1 and 3 eliminated any that Knox may have had in the round, while a bogey at the fourth put him at 1-under on the turn and for the week.

In the thrust of contention McIlroy, Henley and Ryan Knox suffered a debilitating on the par-4 14th to fall to par – at the time two back of McIlroy and

Pars on Nos. 15 through 17 – as “The Bear Trap” – Knox to the tee of the par-5 finishing where an errant tee shot him to lay up well short of the reachable

His must-make-birdie scenario was solidified by who was in the clubhouse at 8-under par, and who was falling apart on 16 and 17, playing the stretch in 3-over par to drop to for the week.

Knox’s layup on 18 in the left rough, giving him no whatsoever to play towards the right hole location. facing a straight-in 10-footer to 8-under alongside Palmer, rolled in a clutch par save to himself a shot.

In the final Henley (-8) pulled his well left of the 18th while McIlroy hit arguably the of the year with a fairway over water to 10 feet. Henley’s third wound up 40 short of the hole, McIlroy was with a 10-foot eagle try for the win – but it low and to the left.

Billy Hurley III Knox, McIlroy and Henley went to the tee of the par-5 closing hole for the which Henley won with an birdie to claim his second PGA title. Knox, again to layup with his second, hit his to 20 feet and missed the ensuing try to stay alive.

For Knox, the T2 marked a third top-15 in four starts, in turn the 28-year-old up to 26th on the PGA TOUR list with $873,178 in

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At Palmetto Hall, Knox the biggest check of his mini-tour carding rounds of 73-68-69-70—280 en to a $34,306 payday. The finish was one of top-25s for Knox on the year, to 2011, when he played his way the Tour and eventually there to the PGA TOUR.

Former Tour member and 2006 Classic champion Billy III posted a fifth-place finish, to rounds of 70-67-67-69—273 (7-under) – one shy of his career-best, set at the 2012 ATT National

Hurley, who earned his first win during that 2006 on the eGolf Tour, entered the round in a tie for ninth, then steady two-birdie, one-bogey to move his way up four spots a closing, 1-under 69.

The finish marked the former star’s second top-10 of the PGA new season, dating back to a T9 at the Open last

Former eGolf Tour Will MacKenzie continued his resurrection with rounds of and a T6 finish down the street his South Florida home.

The marks MacKenzie’s season-best in the PGA TOUR’s new wraparound season, as as his seventh top-15 effort in 10 starts. The eastern North resident is currently 20th on the money list.

Other Tour players to make the cut at the Classic include Chris (T12), Martin Flores Daniel Summerhays (T12), Bradley (T12), Chesson (T24), Luke Guthrie Matt Every (T24), Teater (T24), Jason (T41), Cameron Tringale Ted Potter (T41), Brian (T58), Derek Fathauer Hudson Swafford (T61), Hicks (T63), Brendon de (T63), William McGirt Scott Brown (MDF), Garnett (MDF) and Jamie (MDF). For full-field results PGA National on, please here .

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