Byron Nelson passes away

Two-time Masters champion Byron Nelson has died at his home in the Fort Worth area.

He was 94 years old.

A sculpture of him was unveiled in Augusta in 1999.

Nelson won 11 tournaments in a row in 1945, winning 18 tournaments total that year.

Overall he won 52 PGA events, including five majors.

He's the only PGA Tour winner to have tournament named for him.

More information about Byron Nelson

Nelson's full player results

Nelson's playing summary


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