What are The Byron Nelson Junior Awards?

The Byron Nelson Junior Awards are annual awards that recognize junior golfers who have demonstrated outstanding character, sportsmanship, and leadership both on and off the golf course.

More about The Byron Nelson Junior Awards

The awards are named in honor of legendary golfer Byron Nelson, who was known for his dedication to junior golf and his exemplary character.

The Awards are presented by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, which hosts the PGA Tour's AT&T Byron Nelson tournament.

There are several categories, including the Boys and Girls Player of the Year, the Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Awards, and the Ben Hogan Sportsmanship Award.

The Byron Nelson Junior Awards were first presented in 2008.

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