Tuesday 21 February 2017

British Open: Kelly keeps nerve

Published 15/07/2011 | 05:00

JERRY KELLY struck the opening shot of the championship at 6.30am yesterday and had good reason to be nervous as he stood on the first tee.

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Kelly (44), from Wisconsin, made an 11 on his first hole when the British Open last visited Sandwich in 2003 on his way to a first-round 86. So his three-putt bogey there yesterday wasn't at all bad. Even a double-bogey six at the second was bearable. The American finished with a four-over 74.

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