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The Greatest Year Ever On the PGA Tour.

Among the legends from the golden era of golf, Byron Nelson stands out to this day.

Described by his peers as a courtly presence, this polite, unassuming gentleman from Texas managed to rack up an astonishing 52 PGA titles over a relatively short PGA career. Byron retired from golf at ripe old age of 34.

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As a fellow golfer, you can probably understand how difficult it is to string together a run of ‘your best’ golf over a few rounds. Now try to imagine the record-shattering year Byron Nelson had in 1945. A record 18 PGA tournament wins out of a total of 30 he played that year, and finished second in seven of the tourneys he didn‘t win. Top it off with another record... a stretch of 11 consecutive wins at one point during his historic campaign. This spectacular year of golf for a PGA Hall of Famer may never be surpassed or equaled. In case you’re wondering, both records have yet to be seriously challenged.

"I don't think that anyone will ever exceed the things that Byron did by winning 11 tournaments in a row in one year."

—Arnold Palmer
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A COMMITTMENT TO EXCELLENCE.

Byron’s fluid swing was legendary, he brought integrity, discipline and pure dedication to the game. We strive everyday to live up to the legend by designing and producing top quality, golf apparel for you and the game we all love.


52 PGA Wins

Including four Majors:

  • The Masters, 1937 & 1942
  • PGA Championship, 1940 & 1945
  • U.S. Open, 1939

Noteworthy Numbers

  • 68.33 In 1945, Nelson set a record with a scoring average (68.33 for 18 holes)
  • 259Record 72-hole score of 259
  • 113Record of 113 consecutive cuts made(second only to Tiger Woods)
  • 50First to win 50 PGA Tour events
  • 61939 U.S. Open: Nelson hit the flagstick six times on approach shots during the regulation 72 holes and the 36 playoff holes, he won the championship.