The Byron Nelson Bronze Medal
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.
CharacteristicsThe 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
- Designer: Norman Nemeth
- Designer: Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver