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.

WinnersEdit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  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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