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JERRY KELLY

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 8
  • Birthplace: Madison, Wis.
  • Residence: Madison, Wis.
  • Birthdate: November 23, 1966
  • Age: 38
  • Turned Pro: 1989
  • College: Hartford
Player Notes

All-city hockey selection in high school. . . Went to University of Hartford on a hockey scholarship, but found a golf career not long after when the college discontinued hockey. Member 2003 Presidents Cup team.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
2 - 1995 Alabama Classic, Buffalo Open.

PGA Tour
2 - Sony Open in Hawaii, Advil Western Open

Career Summary

1993 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 3; money $61,074 (ranked 25th); best finish, T2nd, Nike Greater Cleveland Open

1994 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 8; money $60,928 (ranked 26th); best finish, 5th, Nike Huntsville Open and T5th Nike Utah Classic.

1995 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 15; money $188,878 (ranked 1st); Winner, Alabama Classic and Buffalo Open. Set then Nike Tour record for single season earnings of $188,878 in 1995.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.40 (ranked 113th); money $336,748 (ranked 59th); best finish 2nd, Milwaukee Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.74 (ranked 148th); money $234,257 (ranked 103rd); best finish T6th, Shell Houston Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.62 (ranked 135th); money $340,144 (ranked 87th); best finish T6th, Shell Houston Open.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.01 (ranked T69th); money $533,702 (ranked 77th); best finish 3rd, Greater Milwaukee Open.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 111 ; in money -23; top-10 finishes - 3; money $784,754 (ranked 59th); best finish T4th at the AT&T Pebble Beach

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.76 / (49th); driving distance - 274.6 / (80th); driving accuracy -68.8% / (98th); GIR - 66.8% / (77th); putting - 1.757 / (45th); birdie average - 3.54 per rd / (78th) / total birdies - 393; sand saves - 60.0% / (26th); scrambling - 62.0% / (37th); all-around rank - 552 / (48th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 101 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 7; money $1,491,607 (ranked 35th); best finish 2nd at the Reno-Tahoe Open

2001 Stats
Scoring - 70.51 / (40th); driving distance - 281.3 / (77th); driving accuracy -69.0% / (84th); GIR - 69.4% / (31); putting - 1.735 / (13th); birdie average - 3.79 per rd / (49th) / total birdies - 383; sand saves - 49.1% / (128th); scrambling - 59.7% / (103rd); all-around rank - 466 / (26th).

2002 Notes
His all-time best season in not only earnings but top-10 finishes (eight), rounds under par (57th) and scoring average (70.42nd).

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 98 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 8; money $2,946,889 (ranked 6th); Winner at the Sony Open in Hawaii and Advil Western Open

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.42 / (26th); driving distance - 274.0 / (158th); driving accuracy -71.0% / (47th); GIR - 67.1% / (59th); putting - 1.768 / (88th); birdie average - 3.68 per rd / (79th) / total birdies - 361; sand saves - 52.9% / (72nd); all-around rank - 630 / (55th).

2003 Notes
Won over $2 million for the second straight season

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; Rounds Played - 104; in money - 23; top -10 Finishes - 10; money $2,158,342 Rank (26th); Best finish: T-3rd at the 100th Western Open

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.50 / (45th); Driving Distance - 283.5 / (116th); Driving Accuracy - 71.2% / (34th); GIR - 68.2% / (34th); Putting - 1.766 / (63rd); Birdie Average - 3.87 per rd / (37th) / Total Birdies - 402; Sand Saves - 53.9% / (41st); All-Around Rank - 401 / (9th).

2004 Notes
Contemplated off-season left shoulder surgery (AC joint) but decided to try and rehab rather than have an operation.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; Rounds Played - 109; in money - 27; top -10 Finishes - 8; money $2,496,222 Rank (17th); Best finish: 3rd at The Tour Championship

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.09 / (12th); Driving Distance - 278.1 / (172nd); Driving Accuracy - 70.4% / (21st); GIR - 68.0% / (27th); Putting - 1.763 / (52nd); Birdie Average - 3.75 per rd / (41st) / Total Birdies - 409; Sand Saves - 52.8% / (46th); All-Around Rank - 514 / (25th)

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