18 May '17, 4pm

Byron Nelson's PGA Tour Win Streak: A record that may never be broken

Byron Nelson's PGA Tour Win Streak: A record that may never be broken

When Byron Nelson's ball dropped into the cup on the 72nd hole of the 1945 Canadian Open, he set a new standard for golf and all sports. The four-stroke win was his 11th PGA Tour victory in a row, a record that has stood the test of time and has come to be recognized as one of the hardest to break in any sport. At the time, however, it changed the game in an even more important and fundamental way. The start of 1945 brought a sense that World War II was winding down in Europe and, the hope was, soon after in the Pacific. The American public, long focused on the worries of war, began to think about the kind of leisurely diversions that had seemed superfluous. Thanks to Byron Nelson, golf was grabbing headlines both in and out of the sports pages. When Nelson arrived at the Miami Four-Ball Championship in early March, he had already won three times on the season, but he was ...

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