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Encyclopedia > Kenny Perry

Kenny Perry (born August 10, 1960 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky) is an American professional golfer. August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Elizabethtown is a city located in Hardin County, Kentucky. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Perry attended Western Kentucky University and turned professional in 1982. His career developed slowly but steadily. He didn't become a member of the PGA TOUR until 1987, and in his first few seasons he found it a struggle to retain this status, but he attained his first win in 1991 at the prestigious Memorial Tournament. Two more wins followed in the mid 1990s, and another in 2001, but Perry's best season came in 2003, the year he turned 43, when he picked up three victories. He was in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings for a short time. Perry picked up his eighth and ninth wins on tour in 2005 at the Bay Hill Invitational and the Bank of America Colonial. Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ... The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ...


PGA TOUR wins

The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ...

National teams

Presidents Cup The Presidents Cup is a series of golf matches between teams of professional players representing the United States and the rest of the world less Europe, which competes against the U.S. in a similar but considerably older event, the Ryder Cup. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...

External link

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site (http://www.pgatour.com/players/bio/132092)

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Kenny Perry centre of attention at Colonial (608 words)
Twice champion Perry is back to defend the title he won by seven strokes last year after being sidelined for two months this season because of knee surgery.
However, Perry is certain to feel at home on his return to Colonial Country Club which this week celebrates the 60th anniversary of a tournament made famous by golfing great Ben Hogan.
Perry is also on the Wall of Champions, having capturing his second title in three years at Hogan's Alley with a record-equalling total of 19-under-par 261 last May.
Kenny Perry wins Milwaukee Open - Jul. 14, 2003 (541 words)
Perry bounced back and completed a four-under-par 66 with three birdies on his final four holes, including a 22-foot birdie putt on 17 that pulled him even after Allan bogeyed the same hole.
It was the third win of the season for Perry, who was playing his first tournament since his sensational three-start run that included consecutive wins at the Colonial and Memorial and a tie for third at the US Open.
The victory by Perry marked the sixth time in the last eight years that the winner of the Milwaukee Open was 40 or older.
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