The Story of the Golf’s Finest Gentleman and the Greatest Winning
A lavishly illustrated, magnificently produced celebration of Byron Nelson, this book covers all aspects of the man who was honored with the PGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He set one of the most extraordinary records in sports history in 1945: he won 18 tournaments, including 11 in a row. His record still stands today. Credited with developing the modern swing and recognized as one of the finest putters of all time, golf’s true gentleman is a much-admired hero in the golfing world. “Byron Nelson” presents the full story of Nelson’s life and career, chronicling his path from his days as a caddie for Ben Hogan in Fort Worth, Texas, through the 54 PGA events he won as a professional golfer. With a foreword by Ben Crenshaw and essays by renowned sportswriters and golfers it pays tribute to Nelson’s lasting impact on the game.