The Byron Nelson Bronze Medal

Medals

Background

Byron 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.

This medal recognizes Mr. Nelson’s significant contributions to the game of golf as a player, a teacher, and a commentator.

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Coin Characteristics

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.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • BYRON NELSON 1912-2006
  • ACT OF CONGRESS 2006

Reverse Inscriptions

  • CHAMPION
  • PLAYER, TEACHER, HUMANITARIAN

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: Norman Nemeth
Reverse Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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