56-year-old Kelly passes the oldest… 20-year-old Kim Joo-hyung and 36-year-old difference

Kelly won the PGA Tour’s ‘5th major’ The Players Championship (total prize money of $25 million) held on the 12th (Korean time) at Sawgrass TPC (par 72, 7256 yards) in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. In the second round, he made an even par and passed the preliminary round with a tie for 65th place. Kelly’s age is 56 years and 4 months. He is 36 years older than Kim Joo-hyung, born in 2002, the youngest player in this tournament. The previous record for the oldest to pass the cut was 53 years and 4 months old, set by Mark O’Mara (USA) in 2010. 스포츠토토

Kelly cut 3 strokes by tying 4 birdies and 1 bogey in the 3rd round. He moved up to a tie for 57th. Kelly turned professional in 1989. On the PGA Tour, he won three career victories at the 2002 Sony Open, the Advil Western Open, and the 2009 Zurich Classic. On the Champions Tour, which is played by those over 50, he won 11 wins, including three last year.

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