Jim grew up in Basalt, Colorado, a town in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, less than 20 miles from Aspen. He then attended the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering and is a proud Oredigger!
After receiving All-American honors for golf his senior year, Jim set out for the TOUR. Jim competed on the Web.com Tour and earned his PGA TOUR card through the Web.com Tour Finals in 2018. Due to the pronunciation of his last name, Jim has been dubbed as “Hard K” by his friends on TOUR.
Jim and his wife, Heidi, reside in Littleton, Colorado. At home, they enjoy hiking, exercising, cooking, and spending time with family. Jim and Heidi also welcomed their first child in June, 2018. Brady James Knous is a happy boy and Jim and Heidi are enjoying every day with him!
Follow along as Jimmy “Hard K” Knous begins his rookie season on the PGA Tour!