TAMU Men's Golf BIO
Saw action in three events, all as an individual … maintained a 75.44 scoring average in nine rounds … made his season debut during the Individual Championship of the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational (221, +8), where he finished in a tie for 17th … participated in the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (223, +10) to end the event in a tie for 66th … carded an opening-round hole-in-one during the Aggie Invitational (36, +19) before finishing the tournament in a tie for 68th.
Competed in two tournaments, both as an individual … scoring average was 75.17 … posted two par or better rounds, with a season low of 71 … tied for seventh at the HBU Men’s Intercollegiate (216, +3) … finished in 44th at the Aggie Invitational (235, +19).
2010-11 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
Played in one tournament, the Aggie Invitational, as an individual ... season stroke average of 80.7 with a low of 80 ... shot 26-over 242 at the Aggie Invite to place 66th ... earned a Texas A&M Athletics Scholar Award.
Placed in top 25 at 2009 Texas State Amateur...helped The Woodlands High School to a runner-up finish at the 2008 state tournament...named to All-Greater Houston Team by the Houston Chronicle in 2009...won nine high school tournaments...won regional title in 2009...captured district crowns in 2008 and 2009...carded a 67 at 2008 district tournament...finished sixth at state tournament in 2009...team won two district and regional titles...advanced to match play at the 2007 U.S. Junior after winning a qualifier played in North Dakota...posted five top-20 finishes in AJGA events, including a 16th-place effort at the AJGA Championship at Traditions played in Bryan...coached by Steve Cribari.
Ryan James Kelley is the son of Scott and Dana Kelley of The Woodlands...born February 2, 1991 in Arlington, Texas...general studies major...began playing golf at age 8...has had one ace and it came on No. 11 at Traditions Golf Club during the 2009 Laredo Energy AJGA tournament...a second uncle, Todd Ritchie, was a major league pitcher from 1997-04 for five teams...also recruited by Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas-Arlington.