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Monday, April 9, 2007

WI Native, Kelly comes close at the Masters

Madison golfer earns his highest finish in a major

Posted: April 8, 2007

Augusta, Ga. - Jerry Kelly would be the first to admit that his record in the major championships was abysmal for a player of his stature.
The Masters

Jerry Kelly credits his work with a mental coach for helping him stay relaxed and focused while finishing tied for fifth place at the Masters.
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He had won nearly $14.7 million in his career, had finished among the top 40 money winners five times in 11 years on the PGA Tour and he had even won twice. But in the majors, he had exactly two top-25 finishes in 27 starts.
Finally, in the 71st Masters Tournament, he got to see what his name looked like on the leader board.
Kelly, 40, of Madison, Wis., shot a final-round 70 on Sunday and finished in a tie for fifth place with Justin Rose at 4-over-par 292, three strokes behind winner Zach Johnson.

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