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  • 5-9, 200
  • Senior (RS)
  • Winter Garden, Fla. (West Orange H.S.)

1999-2000 -- Did not see any tournament action...

1998-99 - Did not see any tournament action...

1997-98 - Made the starting five after a month of inter-squad qualifying...Finished 71st with a 20-over-par 236 at the Preview Invitational in only tournament action...

1996-97 - Walked-on with the team in December but did not see any tournament action...

AMATEUR COMPETITION - Tied for third at the 2000 MetroWest Open...Tied for 20th at the 1999 Spirit of America Tournament...Finished second in the State Amateur Qualifier at the Country Club of Ocala in 1998...Grabbed third place at the 1998 Florida State Amateur...Competed on the 1998 Central Florida Golf Tour, where he finished seventh...Tied for 21st at the 1998 Dixie Amateur...Competed in the Southern Amateur in 1998...Shot a 73-77 in the 1998 U.S. Amateur Qualifier...Finished in the top 20 of the 1996 AJGA Turnberry Isle event...Was a competitor in the 1998 Cardinal Amateur in Greensboro, N.C....

PREP- A 1996 graduate of West Orange High School...Named to the 1996 All Orange County team...Honorable mention All-Orange County from 1993-95...High school team won the 1995 District Championship and finished eighth in the state championship...His senior team went 20-0 and finished second at districts...Lettered four years and was coached by Pete Abatiello...Took 10th in 1995 Future Masters tournament...

PERSONAL - Born William Austin Knowles on March 9, 1978 in Winter Haven, Fla....Lists Steve Spurrier as favorite sports personality...

PARENTS - William and Brenda Knowles...

MAJOR - Business Administration.

Knowles' Career Stats
Best Rounds Even or Under Par Rds. Top-10 Finishes
Year Tourneys Rds Strokes Avg. 18 54
1997-98 1 3 236 78.70 74 236 0 0

Best Finish: T71st: 1997 Preview Invitational
Low Round: 74 (+2), 1997 Preview Invitational
Low Tourney Score: 236 (+20), 1997 Preview Invitational

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