2011-12 One of the top freshmen in the SEC...Played in eight of 12 tournaments...Posted two top-20 finishes, including one top-five showing...Stroke average of 74.13 ranked fifth on the team...Had a breakout tournament with a third-place showing at the Rees Jones Invitational in the fall, shooting rounds of 81-69-70=220 (+4), to lead team to a runner-up finish...Claimed 12th place to open the spring at the Seahawk Invitational (76-75-68=219)...Final-round 68 at the Seahawk Invitational was a career low...Finished NCAA Southwest Regional in a tie for 48th with rounds of 73-81-75=229 (+13)...Carded five rounds of par or better.
Prior to South Carolina Graduated from Saint Stephen's Episcopal School...Top 50 player in the American Junior Golf Association Polo rankings and Golfweek Rankings...Ranked No. 1 junior player in the state of New York...Named a Leadbetter First-Team All-American...2010 U.S. Amateur participant...Finished in a tie for fourth at the 2011 Terra Cotta Invitational and at the 2011 AJGA Taylormade Junior at Innisbrook...Involved with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans, La., in May 2010 and May 2011...Honor Roll student as a freshman and sophomore and Dean's List student as a junior and senior.
Personal Full name is Sean Patrick Kelly...Born Dec. 15, 1992...Parents are Timothy and Colleen Kelly...Chose South Carolina over Wake Forest, Auburn, Virginia and North Florida...Major is undecided.