Jared O'Kelley
Jared  O'Kelley


Canton, Ga.

High School:
Creekview High School



2017 American Men's Golf Championship

A photo gallery of Cincinnati's play at the 2017 American Men's Golf Championship at the Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida.

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low Round Low Finish, Event
2013-14 32 2,367 73.97 67 T-10, Bluegrass Invitational
2014-15 32 2,395 74.84 70 T-8th, American Championship
2015-16 33 2,444 74.06 67 3rd, Invitational at the Ocean Course
2016-17 35 2,563 73.23 68 T-4th, Old Waverly Collegiate
Totals 132 9,769 74.01

2016-17 Season (Senior): Played in 12 tournaments, recording a career-best 73.23 stroke average during 35 rounds … posted 10 top-25 finishes in 12 tournaments … registered 17 rounds of par or better scores … earned three top-5 finishes, including a season-best tie for fourth at 5-under 71-68=139 at the rain-shortened Old Waverley Collegiate Championship … tied his career-low three-round score, tying for sixth at 71-68-70=209 at the Lone Star Invitational … tied for sixth at 5-over 71-74-76=221 at the Colleton River Collegiate … named to the Bearcats Academic Honor Roll and Dean List during the fall semester and the Bearcats Academic Honor Roll during the spring semester.

2015-16 Season (Junior): Played in 12 tournaments with a team-best 74.06 stroke average during 33 rounds … recorded seven top-30 finishes with a pair of top-10 results … took third place after posting a career-best 7-under 72-69-68=209 at the Fossum Memorial … finished third at the Invitational at the Ocean Course with a 3-under 70-67-76=213 … tied for 12th at the Colleton River Collegiate at 9-over 79-75-70=224 … led all UC golfers, tying for 14th position at the American Championship at 2-over 73-72-73=218 … named to the Bearcats Academic Honor Roll during the spring semester ... selected to The American’s All-Academic Team.

2014-15 Season (Sophomore): Played in 11 tournaments with a 74.84 stroke average during 32 rounds ... registered four top-30 finishes ... carded nine par or better rounds on the year ... led all Bearcats, tying for eighth place with a 3-under 71-70-72=213 at the American Championship ... tied for 11th place at the Hoosier Invitational with a 1-over 72-72-70=214 ... finished tied for 27th place in the rain-shortened Bearcat Invitational with a 6-over 78-72=150 ... tied for 29th place at 75-72-71=218 at the Marshall Invitational ... named to the Dean’s List and Bearcats Academic Honor Roll during the fall and spring semesters … named to The American’s All-Academic Team.

Summer 2014: Coupled with UC teammate John Michael O’Toole to win the three-round Collegiate Team Division crown at the Spirit of America Golf Classic with a combined 14-under 139-150-138=412.

2013-14 (Freshman): Played in 11 of UC’s 12 tournaments, posting a 73.97 stroke average in 32 rounds ... registered seven top-20 finishes, including a season-best tie for 10th place at the Bluegrass Invitational following an even par 71-78-67=216 ... carded a final round 5-under par 67 at the Bluegrass Invitational for his best single-round score of the year ... led all Bearcats at the American Athletic Conference Championship, tying for 19th place at 6-over 74-75-73=222 ... took 12th place at the Bearcat Invitational at 2-over 72-74-72=218 ... finished first among the Bearcats at the USF Invitational, tying for 22nd place at 3-under 75-69-69=213 … named to Bearcats Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Cincinnati: Helped lead Creekview High School to an eighth-place finish at the 2013 Georgia 7-A state championship ... finished with medalist honors and led team to both the county and regional championship events as a senior ... went undefeated in match play competition as a senior ... played at the No. 1 position and lettered in golf all four years in high school.

Personal: Born Oct. 11, 1994 in Atlanta, Georgia ... son of Laura and Tom O’Kelley ... has one brother, Adam ... right-handed.