Brad Kennedy

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Brad Kennedy
Personal information
Full nameBrad Kennedy
Born (1974-06-18) 18 June 1974 (age 44)
Sydney, Australia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb; 12 st 8 lb)
Nationality Australia
ResidenceHope Island, Queensland, Australia
Career
Turned professional1994
Current tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour of Australasia
Asian Tour
European Tour
Professional wins12
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour3
PGA Tour of Australasia4
Other5
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 2011, 2012
PGA ChampionshipDNP

Brad Kennedy (born 18 June 1974) is an Australian professional golfer.

Professional career[edit]

Kennedy turned professional in 1994.[1] He won several minor tournaments in Queensland. In 2003 and 2004 he had a trio of second-place finishes on the European Tour: the 2003 and 2004 Carlsberg Malaysian Opens and the 2004 Madeira Island Open; the first two being co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour, where he was also runner-up in the 2002 Volvo China Open.[2] In 2006 he was third in the Barclays Singapore Open, an important event on the Asian Tour.

Since 2011 Kennedy has played primarily on the Japan Golf Tour where he has won three times. he has also been successful on the PGA Tour of Australasia, winning four times. His most important win on the tour was the 2011 BMW New Zealand Open.

Personal life[edit]

Kennedy is married and has two children.[3]

Professional wins (12)[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 24 Jun 2012 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open –17 (72-68-65-66=271) 3 strokes Japan Toshinori Muto, Japan Toru Taniguchi
2 25 Aug 2013 Kansai Open Golf Championship –10 (69-70-67=206) 1 stroke South Korea Park Sung-joon
3 8 Jul 2018 Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup –12 (71-69-64=204) 3 strokes South Korea Kim Hyung-sung

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 31 Oct 2010 Western Australia Open –10 (69-67-69-65=270) 1 stroke Australia Rohan Blizard
2 4 Dec 2011 BMW New Zealand Open –7 (68-71-68-74=281) Playoff Australia Craig Parry
3 17 Feb 2013 Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship –18 (64-62-65-63=254) 2 strokes New Zealand Michael Hendry
4 6 Mar 2016 Holden New Zealand PGA Championship –22 (70-65-64-67=266) 2 strokes Australia Neven Basic, New Zealand Josh Geary

Other wins (5)[edit]

  • 1996 Queensland Trainee Championship
  • 1999 Wynnum Open (Queensland)
  • 2000 Bargara Classic (Queensland), Wynnum Open (Queensland)
  • 2001 Bargara Classic (Queensland)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2011 2012
The Open Championship CUT CUT

Note: Kennedy only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut

References[edit]

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