Byron Nelson: The Story of Golf's Finest Gentleman and the Greatest Winning Streak in History / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- American Geological Institute
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.
|Publisher:||American Geological Institute|
|Product dimensions:||11.23(w) x 14.39(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Martin Davis created Sports Marketing Group, the largest publisher of specialty golf magazines in the country. He is a past president of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association, a member of the Golf Collectors Society, and a premier golf historian. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.