New York, NY
Owner and Director of The Golf Channel Academy at Bethpage Golf Course
2018 LPGA Professional of the Year
A protégé of Butch Harmon, as well as Craig Bunker at the John Jacobs’ Golf Schools, Kelley has spent the last 35+ years in the golf industry as a player, teaching professional and golf facility owner. Over the past 25 years, she’s done much to change the face of golf in the New York City metropolitan area. In addition to giving more than 40,000 golf lessons, Kelley formed the not-for-profit NYC Junior Golf Club, Inc., the Police Athletic League Golf Program and conducting hundreds of Golf Clinics and Golf Schools. She also developed a “Fit for Life” program for children with disabilities, providing thousands of children with disabilities throughout the five boroughs an opportunity to play the game. As an amateur, Kelley won the Iowa State Championship and earned Big 10 honors at the University of Iowa. Kelley has hosted "Golfing NYC Style on cable network and made guest appearances on The Travel Channel.