2008-09: Played in 10 events during the year including all seven tournament of the spring season ... for the year averaged 76.73 strokes ... played in three tournaments during the fall season, averaging 75.78 strokes per round ... top finish in the fall was a seven-over par 220 (75-73-72) at the Pacific Invitational ... part of a Rice team which finished in a tie for third at the tournament ... also played in the Owls' first two tournaments of the season - the San Francisco Invitational and the Kansas Men's Invitational ... top finish of the year was a tie for 13th at the 9th Rice Intercollegiate presented by Srixon ... closed out the tournament played at Westwood Golf Club with a 69 to finish with a three-round score of 220 (+4) ... helped the Owls to a second-place finish at the home event ... closed out his career at the Conference USA Championship ... birdied his final collegiate hole and wound up with a three-round score of 230 (+14) ... with his final day 74, Rice finished eighth at the conference championship ... academically, was named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2007-08: Was named the team captain for the spring season ... had a 75.58 stroke average while playing in seven events in the spring ... closed out the year with a season-best, tie for 17th at the Conference USA Championship ... shot a three-round score of 220 (+4) at the C-USA tournament ... also carded a 220 a week earlier at the River Landing Intercollegiate hosted by North Carolina State ... was the team's leading finisher at that tournament, tying for 30th overall ... opened the season with a two-round score of 148 (+4) at the Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational, helping the Owls to a season-best, sixth-place finish.
2006-07: Competed in five fall tournaments (15 rounds) ... second on team with 75.26 stroke average... tied for 20th at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate (73-74-76) ... shot a career-low 66 in Round One of the Fighting Irish Classic to tie for 21st (66-84-79=229) ... low fall score of 222 at the Aloha Purdue Invitational (75-75-72).
2005-06: Named to the Conference USA All-Freshmen Team ... also a member of the C-USA All-Tournament Team ... President's Honor Roll ... participated in all 12 tournaments ... low three-round score of 212 came at the Conference USA Championship (69-72-71) where he tied for fifth ... also shot a 225 (T-16th) at the Rice Intercollegiate (73-76-76) ... shot a 219 (78-74-67) at the Squire Creek Invitational hosted by Louisiana Tech ... fired a 71 the third-round of the Baylor Invitational and a 72 in Round One at the Battle on the Bend hosted by Louisiana-Lafayette.
2008: Placed second at the College Players Tour National Championship held in August at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless ... after firing an opening-round 69, finished with back-to-back scores of 71 for a three-round score of 211 ... shot a 72 for the third-best score at a local qualifying tournament for the U.S. Open at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin ... went on to shoot a two-round score of 142 (72-70) during the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying in Columbus, Ohio ... was one of just 19 amateurs to compete in the 72-player sectional field and missed the cut by just four strokes.
2007: Advanced to the U.S. Open Sectionals by winning Locals at Shadow Brook (67). 2004: Finished third at the AJGA Fore Kids Junior Classic at the TPC of Louisiana with scores of 79-71-71 ... in July of 2004, shot 73-66 to finish first in qualifying for the Eighth Annual World Junior Golf Cup and then represented the USA at this prestigious World Junior Cup tournament held in Scotland ... in the fall of 2004, was selected as the Junior Golfer of the Year by the Southern Texas Section of the Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA).
Cypress-Falls High School
Four-year letterman at Cypress-Falls High School ... named the team's Most Valuable Player ... won 12 events during high school career ... only player in the history of Cy-Falls to qualify for a state championship (76-72=146 in 2005) ... tabbed the 2005 district player of the year ... placed seventh at the Texas State Boys Championship after posting rounds of 71-70-72=213 ... won the FCWT tournament at Houston's Glennloch Farms shooting 69-75-69=213 ... at the Starburst Junior Golf Classic, finished third after posting scores of 70 at White Bluff Resort, 75 at Bear Ridge, and a 68 at Cottonwood (213 total).
Full name: Kyle Robert Kelley ... born Dec. 22, 1986 in Houston, Texas ... son of Jeff and Deniece Kelley of Houston ... has one sister ... father played basketball at Southwest Texas State and sister (Kari) played volleyball at Texas A&M.
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