How many Majors has Byron Nelson won?

Byron Nelson has won 5 Major Championships: the Masters Tournament in 1937 and 1942, The US Open in 1939 and the PGA Championship in 1940 and 1945.

More about Byron Nelson's Major Championship wins

Byron Nelson (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006, February 4, 1912, Waxahachie, Texas) is considered one of the greatest golfers of all time.

He played professional golf between 1935 and 1946.

He won 52 PGA Tour events.

In 1974 Byron Nelson was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

1937 Masters Tournament

Byron Nelson won the 1937 Masters Tournament 2 strokes ahead of runne up Ralph Guldahl.

His total score was 283 (-5).

The winner's share was $1,500.

1939 US Open

The 1939 US Open was played at Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania.

Byron Nelson won the 1939 US Open after two playoff rounds to prevail against Craig Wood and Denny Shute.

His total score was 284 (+8).

The winner's share was $1,000.

1940 PGA Championship

The 1940 PGA Championship was played at Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Byron Nelson won the 1940 PGA Championship, defeating Sam Snead 1 up in the 36-hole final.

The winner's share was $1,100.

1942 Masters Tournament

Byron Nelson won the 1942 Masters Tournament in an 18-hole playoff by one stroke over runner-up Ben Hogan.

His total score was 280 (-8).

The winner's share was $1,500.

1945 PGA Championship

The 1945 PGA Championship was played at Moraine Country Club in Kettering, Ohio.

Byron Nelson won the 1945 PGA Championship 4 & 3 in the final over Sam Byrd.

The winner's share was $5,000 in war bonds.

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