Kellie became an amputee following an automobile accident which resulted in the loss of her right arm above the elbow in 1993. She has been a member of the National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA) for 15 years, starting in 1996. She has accumulated 27 EAGA Tournament titles including 11 Eastern Regional Championships. She actively participates in the NAGA National Championships each year and has been selected several times as a member of the USA Team for the College Park Cup (Amputee Ryder Cup) serving as Captain in 2005. Kellie was instrumental in reviving the Great Lakes Amputee Open in 1999, running that event for three years. In 2001, she was nominated and elected to serve on the EAGA Board of Officers as Vice President. She has been a wonderful ambassador for the EAGA lending a hand at various events helping the disabled community. In 2010, Kellie was honored with her induction into the EAGA “Hall of Fame”.