Byron Nelson Bronze Medal
- Year of Issue: 2006
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 109-357
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This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Byron Nelson in recognition for his significant contributions to the game of golf as a player, a teacher, and a commentator.
Nelson (February 4, 1912–September 26, 2006) was an American PGA Tour golfer from 1935 to 1946. He was considered a top player in the sport of golf during the World War II era. His 54 career victories include a record 11 in a row.
The obverse design features a portrait of Byron Nelson.
The reverse features a younger Nelson swinging a club. Behind him is a close-up view of a golf ball on a tee.
- BYRON NELSON 1912-2006
- ACT OF CONGRESS 2006
- PLAYER, TEACHER, HUMANITARIAN
Mint and Mint Mark
- Norman Nemeth, Sculptor-Engraver
- Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver