Kenny Perry

Kenny Perry

Height: 6'2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 205 (93 kg)
Age: 60 (August 10, 1960)
Birthplace: Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Residence: Franklin, Kentucky
Family: Wife, Sandy; Lesslye, Justin, Lindsey; one grandchild

Education: Western Kentucky University
Special Interests: Harley-Davidson motorcycles, drag racing, restoring Chevrolet muscle cars
Turned Professional: 1982
City plays from: Franklin, KY, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURPast champion

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (14):
1991 (1) Memorial Tournament. 1994 (1) New England Classic. 1995 (1) Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. 2001 (1) Buick Open. 2003 (3) Bank of America Colonial, the Memorial Tournament, Greater Milwaukee Open. 2005 (2) Bay Hill Invitational Presented by MasterCard, Bank of America Colonial. 2008 (3) the Memorial Tournament presented by Morgan Stanley, Buick Open, John Deere Classic. 2009 (2) FBR Open, Travelers Championship.
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (10):
2011 (1) SAS Championship. 2012 (1) ACE Group Classic. 2013 (3) Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, U.S. Senior Open Championship, AT&T Championship. 2014 (2) Regions Tradition, 3M Championship. 2015 (1) 3M Championship. 2017 (1) U.S. Senior Open Championship. 2018 (1) 3M Championship.
International Victories (1):
Other Victories (3):
2012 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Sean O'Hair]. 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout [with Scott Hoch]. 2005 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with John Huston].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2009 Travelers Championship (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2009 Travelers Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#4 : 2009 Wyndham Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,080,000 : 2009 Travelers Championship (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 1996, 2003, 2005, 2009 Ryder Cup : 2004, 2008

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 3 - 3)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 651 2156 14 10 12 104 234 464 170 18 $32,123,130
2019 8 14 7 1
2018 2 4 2
2015 9 25 1 3 6 199 $142,390
2014 5 14 2 3 197 $130,588
2013 3 10 2 1 213 $52,616
2012 5 18 4 1 198 $76,544
2011 13 36 5 7 1 201 $110,177
2010 20 68 1 7 16 4 93 $968,811
2009 24 91 2 1 8 12 24 9 $4,445,562
2008 26 97 3 1 1 7 13 24 1 1 15 $4,663,794
2007 24 83 1 3 9 18 5 2 60 $1,197,618
2006 22 72 6 16 6 $818,698
2005 23 80 2 1 7 14 19 4 $3,607,155
2004 23 76 1 7 13 17 5 1 $1,952,043
2003 26 97 3 1 1 11 14 24 2 $4,400,122
2002 27 95 2 1 6 13 23 4 $1,928,598
2001 26 89 1 6 13 22 3 1 $1,786,066
2000 20 76 3 4 9 18 2 $889,381
1999 26 82 1 7 16 7 3 $426,184
1998 25 82 1 5 7 16 9 $487,551
1997 26 81 2 8 17 7 2 $270,081
1996 25 81 1 1 9 13 17 7 1 $925,079
1995 25 94 1 1 1 5 13 21 4 $773,388
1994 30 99 1 1 4 10 22 7 1 $585,941
1993 29 91 3 8 18 10 1 $196,863
1992 25 83 3 9 17 7 1 $190,455
1991 24 79 1 3 7 16 8 $368,784
1990 23 74 1 2 9 17 5 1 $279,881
1989 26 83 1 3 7 15 11 $202,099
1988 32 101 3 7 20 11 1 $139,421
1987 27 77 1 5 15 12 $107,239
1985 1 2 1
1984 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2018 CUT
2014 CUT T27 T28
2011 T39
2010 T22 T26 CUT T33 CUT T45 T33 T19
2009 T22 T2 (P) T43 44 T52 T9 T33 T11
2008 T15 W/D T66
2007 T58 T23 T11
2006 T49 58 CUT T33 T27
2005 CUT T29 T23 T23 T11 T32 T17 T6
2004 T3 CUT CUT CUT T16 T9 T27
2003 T32 T39 T10 T3 T8 T28 T33 T53
2002 T60 CUT T29 T45 22 T33 T24
2001 T18 T44 T33
2000 T27 T30
1999 W/D T34
1998 CUT T10
1997 CUT CUT T23 CUT
1996 T4 CUT 2 (P) T50
1995 T55 T12 T49 CUT
1994 T62 T55
1993 T65 T25
1992 W/D CUT
1991 T57 77 CUT
1990 T56 T49
1989 T21 T51
1988 33 T55
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2010 T68
2009 T52 T46 T45 T4
2008 T48 T80 T44 T24
2007 T25 T47 T47

Personal


  • Hosts the annual Kenny Perry Charity Golf Invitational, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson.
  • Took up golf at age 7 with encouragement from his father, who spent hours teeing balls up for him.
  • Recipient of the 2009 Payne Stewart Award as well as the 2002 Charles Bartlett Award, given to a professional golfer for his unselfish contributions to the betterment of society, by the Golf Writers Association of America. Donates five percent of his winnings to Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., to provide scholarships for Simpson County students. He also built Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course, a public course in his hometown of Franklin, Kentucky. In 1995, he bought 142 acres of land and borrowed more than $2.5 million to design and build the only public course in the town. He designed it for mid-to-high handicappers and kept it affordable, including 18 holes with a cart is $30 on weekdays. Occasionally works behind the counter and is often asked, "Do you know Kenny Perry?"
  • Was honored by The Community Foundation of South Central Kentucky in July 2014 as its Southcentral Kentuckian of the Year for his charitable endeavors in his community.
  • Is a big drag racing fan and also a fan of '68 Camaros.
  • Some of his favorite golf courses are Muirfield Village, Augusta National, The Club at Olde Stone and Country Creek.