SUMMER 2015 Knapp had a busy summer which featured an appearance at the U.S. Open (+10, 74-76-150) ... advanced to the third round of the U.S. Amateur after shooting a -5 (135) to place third in stroke play ... reached the semifinals of the Western Amateur, tying for eighth after stroke play (-5, 283) ... made the quarterfinals of the California Amateur, tying for second following stroke play (-5, 139) ... tied for 20th at the Sahalee Players Championship (+5, 293) and tied for 25th at the SCGA Amateur (+11, 295).
2014-2015 Posted a scoring average of 72.8 in 38 rounds, recording a pair of Top 10 finishes (Top 20 three times), 12 rounds under par and five rounds under 70 ... won the season-opening Husky Invitational (-7, 209) ... tied for second at the Gifford Collegiate (-8, 205), firing a season-best round of 66 in the opening round ... tied for 14th at the Erin Hills Invite (+5, 221) ... also had three Top 21 finishes (The Prestige, The Hayt, NCAA Regionals) ... T-38 at NCAA's and T-40 at Pac-12's.
2013-2014 Best finish was fourth at the Redhawk Invitational (211, -4) ... tied for sixth at the Gifford Collegiate (208, -2) ... recorded five rounds under par and four rounds under 70 with a best round of 65 (-5) at the Gifford ... averaged 73.7 in 22 rounds.
SUMMER 2013 Tied for 39th at the Pacific Coast Amateur with scores of 79-68-71-71-289 ... tied for 38th at the Canadian Amateur with scores of 76-68-71-75-290.
2012-13 In 15 rounds, averaged 72.2 ... recorded a pair of Top 10 results ... also posted four rounds under par and three rounds under 70 ... won the CS San Marcos Spring Invite (208, -8) ... placed second to teammate Jonathan Garrick at the Cal Poly Invitational (205, -5) ... low round of 65 (-7) was his first collegiate round and was posted in the first round of the Cal Poly event.
SUMMER 2012 Missed the cut at the Western Amateur, tying for 87th with scores of 75-72-147 (+3) ... tied for 20th at the Pacific Coast Amateur with scores of 74-77-73-74-298 (+14) at Bandon Dunes ... finished sixth at the SCGA Amateur with scores of 78-72-71-70--291 (+3) at Big Canyon CC ... advanced to the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur Publinks, falling 1-up to Alberto Sanchez ... tied for 55th in stroke play at the USAPL with scores of 74-72-146 (+4) at Soldier Hollow GC in Utah ... defeated Dan Horner 3&2 in the Round of 64 and Bryson Dechambreau 1-up in the Round of 32 ... tied for 13th at the 101st California Amateur at La Cumbre CC with scores of 69-70-139 (-3) ... lost in 19 holes in the Round of 32 to Mark Miller.
AMATEUR AND JUNIOR GOLF Fired a 10-under par 61 at Newport Beach CC in 2012 U.S. Open local qualifying ... ranked as high as 34th by GolfWeek in 2011 ... tied for fifth at the 2011 Winn Grips Classic at Longbow GC with scores of 67-72-73-212 ... won the 2010 Toyota Tour Cup Series Boys division championship with scores of 72-73-145 at Carlton Oaks ... placed second at the 2010 AJGA Junior at Centennial with scores of 66-72-66-204 (-12) in Medford, Ore. ... tied for fourth at the 2010 Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship with scores of 71-73-144 (E) at Superstition Mountain, Ariz. ... tied for 17th at the 2010 ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior with scores of 76-73-73-222 (+6) ... tied for 21st at the Callaway Junior World with scores of 76-76-74-71-297 (+9) at Torrey Pines South.
ESTANCIA HIGH SCHOOL Played four years of varsity golf for coach Art Perry at Estancia High School ... won the 2012 CIF Individual Sectional Championship with a score of 66 (-6).
PERSONAL Born Jacob Richard Knapp on May 31, 1994 in Newport Beach, Calif. ... parents are Jennifer and Robert Knapp ... has an older brother, Ryan ... chose UCLA for its "great education, team and also because it's close to home" ... lists his greatest thrill as posting a score of 10-under par at the Newport Beach CC in 2012 U.S. Open local qualifying ... likes going to the beach and playing basketball in his spare time ... something interesting people may not know about him is that he can solve a Rubik's Cube ... majoring in history.