Brittany Kelly Death: Obituary,
Brittany Kelly has reportedly passed away on Tuesday 31st of August 2021 at the age of 32.
Kelly who recently won the 2022 Indiana PGA Golf Professional of the year was diagnosed with ovarian cancer towards the end of 2019.
The 32-year-old is a former Ball State women’s golf standout and also one of the top playings and teaching PGA assistant professionals in the country.
Kelly started her professional career at The Hawthorns Golf & Country Club in Fishers.
Brittany set BSU records for single-season scoring average (75.06), career average (76.43), and 54-hole tournament score (215).
In honor of Kelly’s contributions, the Indiana Section of the PGA named the Indiana PGA Women’s Player of the Year Award in her honor.
Earlier this year, the award will be officially known as the Brittany Kelly Indiana PGA Women’s Player of the Year Award.
Ball State women’s golf head coach Katherine Mowat said following Kelly’s demise. “We are profoundly saddened to hear of the passing of Brittany Kelly, her impact on not only our program but on the game of golf in the state of Indiana and the country is immeasurable. She was a fierce competitor who would never back down from a challenge, all the while being one of the most gracious teachers and promoters of the game. On behalf of the Ball State athletics family, we share our deepest condolences to the entire Kelly family.”
Ball State WGolf shared their tributes on Twitter
“We are profoundly saddened to hear of the passing of Brittany Kelly. Her impact on not only our program, but on the game of golf in the state of Indiana and the country is immeasurable," – Katherine Mowat (@kvmo)
— Ball State WGolf (@BallStateWGolf) September 1, 2021