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Official World Golf Ranking: 1143
Born: Wed,Nov 23,1966 - Madison, Wis.
Age: 54y 10m 24d, Nationality: USA
Height: 5' 11, Weight: 165lbs
Home: Madison, Wis.
College: Hartford
Turned Pro: 1989, Joined PGA Tour: 1996, Joined Champions Tour: 2017
Notes: All-city hockey selection in high school. Went to the University of Hartford on a hockey scholarship, but found a golf career not long after when the college discontinued hockey. Has played on the PGA Tour since 1996, only falling out of the top-105 of the money list once in 2013. Best year was 2002 when he ranked sixth with two victories. His only other PGA Tour victory came in 2009. His brother-in-law, Jim Schuman, also has qualified for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open. Memb...

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Jerry Kelly

All-city hockey selection in high school. Went to the University of Hartford on a hockey scholarship, but found a golf career not long after when the college discontinued hockey. Has played on the PGA Tour since 1996, only falling out of the top-105 of the money list once in 2013. Best year was 2002 when he ranked sixth with two victories. His only other PGA Tour victory came in 2009. His brother-in-law, Jim Schuman, also has qualified for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open.
Member of the 2003 Presidents Cup team.
1993 Korn Ferry Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 3; money $61,074 (ranked 25th); best finish, T-2, Nike Greater Cleveland Open.
1994 Korn Ferry Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 8; money $60,928 (ranked 26th); best finish, 5th, Nike Huntsville Open and T-5 Nike Utah Classic.
1995 Korn Ferry 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.
2011 Notes: Finished 61st on the money list and inside the top-125 on the money list all 16 seasons on the PGA Tour. Best finish 3rd The Honda Classic.
2012 Notes: Made 26 PGA Tour starts, with a top showing coming in his last event of the season with a T-9th at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic. With that finish was 126th on the money list and 122nd in the FedEx Cup.
2013 Notes: Made it to the FedExCup Playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, thanks to five top-25 finishes in 15 made cuts. Among them were two top-5 finishes, 5th at RBC Heritage and T-4th at John Deere Classic.
2014 Notes: Made 17 of 23 cuts, with four top-10s including two third-place finishes at the Sony Open in Hawaii and John Deere Classic. Has advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs for all eight years of their existence. Finished 62nd in the final FedExCup standings, his best effort since the 2011 season.
2015 Notes: Played 24 events and had four top-tens, 5th at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, T-6th at the Sony Open in Hawaii, T-10th at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, and T-9th at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Finished 72nd in the FedExCup race and 79th on the money list.
2016 Notes: Played in 23 events, in his 20th start at the Travelers Championship finished runner-up. Made it to the FedExCup Playoffs for the 10th consecutive season making him one of 16 players to qualify for all ten seasons of the FedExCup Playoffs. Finished 72nd in the FedExCup rankings and 79th on the money list. Ended the year finishing 2nd with teammate Steve Stricker at the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
2017 Notes: Selected as PGA Tour Champions Rookie of the Year. Had an impressive showing in his first season on Tour, winning twice, posting 10 top-10 finishes in 20 starts and setting a new record with 16 consecutive rounds in the 60s, breaking Hale Irwin's 18-year mark. Won $1,461,077 which placed him 6th on the money list. Started the year playing on the PGA Tour, his best finish was T-14th with partner Steve Stricker at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. In his first Champions Tour event was T-3rd at the Chubb Classic. Had three top-tens in a row starting with a T-8th at the Bass Pro Shops Urgent, T-8th at the Senior PGA Championship, and T-10th at the Principal Charity Classic. Won at the Boeing Classic holding off Jerry Smith for the one-shot victory. Next started finished T-6th at the Shaw Charity Classic, then won again at the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship, beating Lee Janzen by a shot. Next week was 2nd at the Pure Insurance Championship, finishing 3 back of winner Bernhard Langer. Was 6th at the SAS Championship, had a back issue, and had to withdraw from the Dominion Energy Charity Classic in the second round. Finished the year T-8th at the PowerShares QQQ and T-22nd at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
2018 Notes: Played in 24 PGA Tour Champions events with 11 top-ten finishes. Won for the third time in six starts at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, beating Colin Montgomerie by a shot. Kelly shot a final-round 65 to improve 21 spots and finish T-2nd at the Cologuard Classic. Playing at home in Madison, Wisconsin Kelly shot a final round 65 in the American Family Insurance Championship to finish 2nd, a shot back of winner Scott McCarron. Teamed up with Steve Stricker to finish T-5th at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. In the final round, Kelly went eagle-birdie-birdie-birdie on Nos. 9-12 en route to a final-round 65 and T-3rd finish at the Senior PGA Championship. Kelly finished T-6th at 10-under par at the weather-shortened Principal Charity Classic, his 5th top-10 in his last six starts. Was 2nd in the American Family Insurance, 1 shot back of winner Scott McCarron. Had his second runner-up in a row at the U.S. Senior Open, 1 shot back of winner David Toms. In his next start was T-4th at the Constellations Senior Players, shot 67-64 over the weekend to finish 3 back of winner Vijay Singh. Was 3rd at the SAS Championship. Led the Charles Schwab Cup for 9 weeks, the most of any player in 2018. Advanced to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship at 6th in the standings and finished 6th in the final standings.
2019 Notes: Played in 23 PGA Tour Champions events with 14 top-ten. Was 2nd on the Schwab rankings. Began his year with a T-3rd at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, 3 shots back of winner Tom Lehman. Was T-2nd at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic, 2 shots back of winner Scott McCarron. Was T-7th at the Insperity Invitational. At the Senior PGA Championship shot a final round 69 to finish 5th. At the Principal Charity Classic shot 66 to finish 3rd, a shot back of the Sutherland/Parel playoff. Shot a final-round 66 and beat Retief Goosen and Steve Stricker in a playoff to win the American Family Insurance Championship. Was 2nd at the U.S. Senior Open Championship, six shots back of winner Steve Stricker. Was T-3rd at the Boeing Classic, six shots back of winner Brandt Jobe. Won the Ally Challenge by two shots over Woody Austin and won the SAS Championship by a shot over David McKenzie. In the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship, was T-10th.
2020 & 2021 Notes: Was T-7th at the Ally Challenge, four shots back of winner Jim Furyk. Was the winner at the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship by two shots over Scott Parel. Was T-6th at the Sanford International, four shots back of winner Miguel Angel Jimenez. At the Pure Insurance Championship lost a playoff to Jim Furyk who made a birdie on the first extra hole. Was 3rd at the 2021 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, four shots back of winner Darren Clarke. Was T-6th at the 2021 Cologuard Classic. Was T-5th at the 2021 Insperity Invitational, four shots back of winner Mike Weir. Was T-4th at the Regions Tradition and T-8th at the 2021 Mitsubishi Electric Classic

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 809, Cuts Made: 559 (69%), Top Tens: 169 (21%) , Rounds: 2598, Scoring Avg: 70.60, Career Earnings: $37,906,812 - Best Finish: 1st (13 times)
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Career Totals for Jerry Kelly per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
29
  
  
  
  
5
  
  
28%
  
  
  
70.7
  
  
  
70.869.9
  
----
  
  
20
  
14%3
  
622%
  
41%94
  
  
  
  
70.270.1
  
----$2,599,002
29
  
  
  
  
  
  
828%
  
52%
  
  
  
  
  
70.170.470.2----
  
  
23
  
  
  
413%10
  
  
  
10470.4
  
  
70.370.670.3
  
----
  
3121
  
0
  
  
  
  
23%
  
35%
  
70.269.970.1
  
70.170.7
  
----$1,492,607
  
18
  
0
  
3
  
  
  
  
26%
  
70.471.869.770.971.170.3
  
----$1,737,800
  
1867%
  
  
  
  
  
19%933%
  
70.670.0
  
69.970.369.9
  
----$1,558,464
  
  
68%
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.2
  
70.9
  
70.771.4
  
----$1,352,487
31
  
  
00%2
  
  
  
  
16%
  
71.5
  
  
71.771.671.171.4----
  
32
  
  
00%
  
6%
  
  
  
  
  
71.470.3
  
70.970.870.5
  
----$784,754
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.0
  
  
72.471.171.671.3----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
9%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.470.871.9----
  
3116
  
  
  
  
0%
  
6%8
  
93
  
  
  
70.772.071.1
  
----
  
2523
  
  
12%936%14
  
1768%
  
69.6
  
69.4
  
69.569.6
  
----$2,382,675
302480%
  
  
  
  
15
  
  
  
  
  
70.7
  
  
70.369.6
  
----$193,612
27
  
  
  
7%
  
  
  
37%
  
  
  
  
  
69.3
  
69.969.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
74%
  
  
  
  
  
69.468.7
  
----
  
21
  
  
15%
  
  
  
52%
  
71%
  
  
  
  
  
69.870.0
  
----$1,582,227
  
17
  
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
5470.569.269.0
  
69.969.0
  
----
  
  
  
48%0
  
3
  
  
  
826%
  
71.8
  
  
70.571.970.671.5----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
8
  
  
  
101
  
  
71.3
  
71.071.271.1----$2,064,319
  
  
  
  
0%28%
  
  
11
  
85
  
  
  
  
70.571.2
  
----
  
23
  
  
  
  
29%
  
17%
  
  
  
  
  
69.1
  
70.669.5
  
----
  
  
15
  
  
  
27%3
  
10
  
84
  
  
71.4
  
71.671.071.4----
  
  
15
  
0
  
2
  
  
9%5
  
75
  
71.0
  
70.770.570.6
  
----
  
  
1563%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
7970.8
  
69.569.070.369.3
  
----
  
  
  
65%
  
  
  
  
  
  
5
  
  
70.370.3
  
  
70.371.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.8
  
  
  
70.671.1
  
----
  
26
  
  
0
  
  
0%14%
  
  
  
  
  
70.869.471.270.1
  
----$645,701
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals80755913861693152594$37,906,812
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Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.