Kelly Tilghman Biography


Kelly Tilghman is a broadcaster of The Golf Channel.

Relationship Facts of Kelly Tilghman

  • Kelly Tilghman is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Is Kelly Tilghman dating anyone?

Kelly Tilghman’s current relationship status is single.

In the year 2010, She was rumored to have secretly married to her boyfriend Nick Faldo. Nick was an English professional golfer on the European Tour.

But none of these rumors were backed up by any evidence.

However, Kelly is having an affair with a girl. She is said to have been in a live-in relationship with her girlfriend for quite some time now.

Who is Kelly Tilghman?

Kelly Tilghman is an American citizen. She is a broadcaster who professionally began anchoring in 2007. She is currently broadcasting on The Golf Channel.

Kelly Tilghman: Early life, Childhood, Education

Reflecting on her early life, Kelly was born on August 6, 1969. She experienced her childhood in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States. Her birth name is Kelly Ann Tilghman.

She is the daughter of Katherine Tilghman and Phil Tilghman. They worked as the operators and managers of the golf course. She has one sister Kathryn Hemphill. Her ethnicity is unknown. She is American by nationality.

Kelly Tilghman
Caption: Kelly Tilghman with Scott Van Pelt (Source: Kingdom Magazine)

Regarding her education, Kelly is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History.

She went to Duke University where she used to play golf. She won the grant in the ladies’ golf group.

In addition, she had won the 1990’s Lady Paladin Invitational golf rivalry welcomed by Furman University.

Kelly Tilghman: Career, Salary, Net worth

From her early days, Kelly Tilghman is interested in golf. She is a professional player who played on several mini-tours and overseas. Afterward, Kelly appeared in several golf competitions in Asia, Australia, and Europe.

She joined The Golf Channel in 1995. After that, she began working there in several posts.

Currently, she is serving on The Golf Channel as a broadcaster. Kelly is also currently working as the first female lead golf announcer at the PGA Tour.

She formed a team for PGA Tour Telecast along with the lead analyst, Nick Faldo for broadcasting in 2007.

She became the first lady to host the PGA Tour.

In January 2009, Kelly was suspended from the network for about two weeks. Her severe comment against Tiger Woods was shown on several news channels and several people ordered to fire her.

After the episode, she had been a host on’s Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2009 and 2010, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 computer games.

As per 2022’s data, her net worth is estimated to be $5 million dollars while her salary is $375,000 annually.

Kelly Tilghman: Rumors, Controversies

Rumors took a sharp turning and landed on Tilghman’s sexuality. It is said that Tilghman is as of now engaging in extramarital relations with a young lady.

She is said to have been in a live-in relationship with her better half for a long while now.

Kelly Tilghman got herself encompassed by a major controversy in 2008 when she made certain comments on Tiger Woods alongside her co-have Nick Faldo.

Following far-reaching feedback against the racial slur of the comment, activists requested that she be suspended.

Thus, the channel suspended her for two weeks following the disturbance.

Kelly Tilghman had confronted criticism for her comments about Tiger Woods during the 2008 PGA Tour Telecast. The occasion was covered by the news channels and civil rights activist Al Sharpton requested her to be fired.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurements, Kelly Tilghman has an average height standing at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and a decent weight. She has a body size of 35-24-35 inches.

She has a slim body with dark brown eyes color and brown hair color.

Social Media Profiles

Apart from her career, Kelly has not been connected with different social networking sites such as Facebook as well as Instagram.

She has more than 170K followers on her official Twitter account.

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