Jerry Kelly

Jerry Kelly

Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 165 (75 kg)
Age: 53 (November 23, 1966)
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin
Residence: Madison, Wisconsin
Family: Wife, Carol; Cooper Patrick

Education: University of Hartford (1989, Finance and Insurance)
Special Interests: Son's sports teams, hockey, all sports
Turned Professional: 1989
City plays from: Madison, WI, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 in career earnings (thru 2020-21)

PGA TOUR ChampionsTop 36 Charles Schwab Cup Points (2nd), PGA TOUR Champions Points List (6), All-Time Money List (8th)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (3):
2002 (2) Sony Open in Hawaii, Advil Western Open. 2009 (1) Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (7):
2017 (2) Boeing Classic, Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship. 2018 (1) Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. 2019 (3) American Family Insurance Championship, The Ally Challenge, SAS Championship. 2020 (1) Bridgestone SENIOR PLAYERS Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
1995 (2) NIKE Alabama Classic, NIKE Buffalo Open.
Other Victories (3):
2009 Shark Shootout [with Steve Stricker]. 2006 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Rod Pampling]. 1992 Wisconsin State Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2015 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#6 : 2008 Sony Open in Hawaii

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#18 : 2003 FedEx St. Jude Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,134,000 : 2009 Zurich Classic of New Orleans (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2003

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 621 2014 3 7 10 91 196 400 211 9 $29,040,575
2020 2 8 1 2 212 $78,327
2019 2 5 2
2018 3 7 1 1 2 205 $108,500
2017 7 16 1 2 5 219 $59,856
2016 23 76 1 2 5 15 8 72 $1,328,657
2015 24 79 4 11 15 9 68 $1,336,607
2014 23 80 2 4 6 17 5 1 62 $1,451,059
2013 22 75 2 5 15 7 85 $832,407
2012 26 84 1 6 16 10 122 $645,701
2011 26 85 1 4 8 17 8 1 38 $1,451,797
2010 29 99 1 1 8 21 7 1 102 $1,136,898
2009 26 90 1 1 6 11 19 6 1 22 $2,562,648
2008 31 88 2 1 4 8 15 16 51 $1,652,400
2007 28 101 1 7 10 21 7 32 $1,978,034
2006 31 100 2 5 8 18 13 $1,737,800
2005 31 99 4 11 21 9 1 $1,352,487
2004 29 109 1 8 15 27 2 $2,496,222
2003 30 104 1 10 16 23 6 1 $2,158,342
2002 29 98 2 8 14 21 8 $2,946,889
2001 31 101 1 7 11 21 10 $1,491,607
2000 32 111 3 12 23 9 $784,754
1999 34 108 1 2 8 22 12 $533,702
1998 31 93 2 8 17 11 3 $340,144
1997 34 92 3 7 13 20 $234,257
1996 31 91 1 4 5 17 14 $336,748
1995 2 6 1 1 $4,733
1993 2 5 2
1992 1 2 1
1991 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
2017 CUT
2016 T19
2015 T17
2014 CUT T27
2013 T37 T41
2012 CUT
2011 T64 CUT T26 CUT
2010 T39 T12 CUT T63 CUT T50
2009 CUT CUT T54 T11
2008 T32 CUT CUT CUT CUT T33
2007 T28 T5 CUT T7 T49 T46
2006 CUT 48 T26
2005 CUT T20 T34 83 CUT T17
2004 T6 T31 CUT T40 T47 T16 T5 T19
2003 CUT 48 CUT CUT W/D T21 T5 T53
2002 T11 T20 CUT CUT T28 T4 T33 77
2001 4 T44 CUT
2000 T42 CUT T37
1999 CUT T26 T57
1998 T31 W/D
1997 CUT CUT T44
1996 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2016 T31 CUT
2015 CUT T9 T62
2014 T38 T57 T29
2013 CUT T53
2012 CUT
2011 T24 T10 T16
2010 CUT
2009 T52 T11 T49 T10
2008 T19 CUT T60
2007 T9 T65 T49

Personal


  • Wife's brother, Jim Schuman, played on the Korn Ferry Tour from 1990-93.
  • University of Hartford golf teammates included current PGA TOUR Champions member Tim Petrovic and former TOUR member Patrick Sheehan.
  • Visited troops in the Persian Gulf for Thanksgiving 2006 on a USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour with TOUR members Corey Pavin, Donnie Hammond, Frank Lickliter II and Howard Twitty.
  • Instrumental in starting the PGA TOUR Flood Relief effort, along with Zach Johnson, to support flooded communities in the Midwest in the summer of 2008. Also donated funds, toured parts of the devastated area and encouraged public support.