Jake Kneen
Jake  Kneen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
White Lake, Mich.

High School:
The International Academy-West

Height:
6-2

Major:
Biomedical Science


10/08/2017

KNEEN IN TOP FIVE AFTER DAY ONE OF FIGHTING IRISH CLASSIC

Jake Kneen shot a two-round total of 136 (-4) which is tied for second

10/07/2017

OAKLAND CLOSES OUT FALL SEASON AT FIGHTING IRISH CLASSIC

The Golden Grizzlies will tee-off Sunday at 8:45 a.m.

10/03/2017

KNEEN WINS CSU INVITATIONAL

The Golden Grizzlies finished runner-up after a one-hole playoff

10/02/2017

KNEEN AND HANDY CARD CAREER LOW ROUNDS AFTER DAY ONE OF CSU INVITATIONAL

Kneen and Handy shot career low individual rounds

10/01/2017

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES TRAVEL TO CSU INVITATIONAL

The 54-hole tournament begins Monday, Oct. 2 at Barrington Country Club

10/06/2016

Oakland at CSU Invitational

Oakland at CSU Invitational 10/04/16 Credit: Wendy Kneen

09/22/2015

Men's Golf plays in Elliott Cup

The Men's Golf team participated in the Elliott Cup, an alumni match, over Homecoming Weekend at Katke-Cousins GC

09/28/2014

Elliott Cup

The Oakland men's golf team hosted The Elliott cup with the current team facing the alumni at Katke-Cousins Golf Course

2016-17 Highlights
▪ All-Horizon League second team selection
▪ Competed in all 10 tournaments for the Golden Grizzlies
▪ Led the team in stroke average, 74.28, placing him 12th in history for single season stroke leaders
▪ Finished in the top 15 six out of 10 tournaments
▪ Sits in the 17th place all-time in lowest conference championship scores with a 223, good for a seventh place finish at the Horizon League Championship
▪ Carded a 69 (-2) at the Hossier Invitational, second best score on the season for the Golden Grizzlies

2015-16 Highlights
▪ Named All-Horizon League second team selection
▪ One of three players to compete in all 10 events, totaling 28 rounds
▪ Earned all-tournament team honors after placing fifth at the Horizon League championships with a 218 (+2)
▪ Finished tied for a team-best 73.43 stroke average and ranked top-five in the Horizon League
▪ Led team with 10 rounds or par or better ▪ Placed tied for ninth at the Earl Yestingmeier Memorial Invitational with a 218 (+8)
▪ Tied career-best round twice this season shooting 68 (-4) at Horizon League Championship and the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate
▪ Shot a two-day score of 151 (+9), finishing T13 at the Dayton Flyer Invitational (Oct. 19-20)
▪ Finished T17 at the Derek Dolenc Invitational (Sept. 28-29) shooting a three-day score of 215 (+2)
▪ Recorded a three-day score of 224 (+11) finishing T25 at the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate (Sept. 13-14)

2014-15 Highlights
▪ Named Horizon League Freshman of the Year
▪ Led all freshman in the Horizon League and second on the team with a 75.30 stroke average
▪ Played in eight events, totaling 23 rounds
▪ Named Horizon League Golfer of the Week on March 23 after finishing with a 210 (-6) at the Jackrabbit Invitational (March 16-17)
▪ His 210 at the Jackrabbit Invitational is the fifth-best tournament score in program history as he posted three-straight rounds under par
▪ Shot season-best round of 68 in opening round of Jackrabbit Invitational (March 16)
▪ Finished T17 at the Horizon League Championship after leading round 1 with a 1-under-par 71

Academic Honors
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2016)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School Highlights

▪ Four-year letterwinner for coach Hugh Felt
▪ Conference Player of the Year during senior campiagn
▪ Member of conference and regional champions in 2014
▪ Won Reional championship senior season ▪ Won Michigan Junior Amateur in 2014
▪ Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Winning the Michigan Junior Amateur Championship

Personal
Full Name: James Scott Kneen
Birthdate: April 8, 1996
Parents: Scott and Wendy Kneen
Sibling: Kassy

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Academics
2. Welcoming atmosphere
3. Proximity to home

Career Statistics
Low Tournaments
Low Par/- Finish Top
Season Rounds Strokes 54-holes 36-holes Round Rounds Events  1  5 10 W-L Average
2014-15 23 1732 210 152 68 7 8 - - - 338-246 75.30
2015-16 28 2056 215 151 68 10 10 - 1 2 644-172 73.43
2016-17 29 2154 214 154 69 6 10 - 1 2 594-204 74.28
Totals 80 5942 210 151 68 23 28 - 2 4 1576-622 74.28

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