A former U.S. Amateur Champion (2007), Knost enjoyed his best season on the PGA Tour last year finishing 79th in the final FedExCup standings. His season was highlighted by three top-4 finishes including a T-3 at The PLAYERS Championship. Overall, he posted eight top-25s and enters the 2016-17 season ranked in the world’s top 125. Knost has won twice on the Web.Com Tour (both in 2008) and has four career top-3 finishes on the PGA Tour.
Knost, 31, turned pro in 2007 and attended Southern Methodist University. He resides in Scottsdale, AZ.