Kellen qualifies for Tour event


Rockford golfer Jeff Kellen has a big week ahead of him. He’ll be playing in the next Tour event. It’s the Evans Scholars Invitational at The Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois Thursday through Sunday.

Kellen qualified by shooting three strokes under par Monday at a qualifier at Stonewall Orchard in Grayslake, Illinois.

Kellen is currently the assistant golf pro at the Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club in Rockford.

Kellen is a former winner of the Aldeen Cup (2008) in Rockford and the Atwood Classic (2009). In high school at Rockford Lutheran he was twice an All-State golfer. He continued to compete in college at Illinois State where he earned All-MVC honors.

Last Summer he won the IPGA (Illinois Players Championship) at Eagle Ridge in Galena.


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