HP Byron Nelson Championship History
The first HP Byron Nelson Championship was held in 1944 and the Irving, Texas
golf tournament has grown to be one of the most popular stops on the PGA Tour. Many of the biggest names in the history of
golf have been crowned champion of the tournament including Byron Nelson himself, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Chi-Chi Rodriguez,
Payne Stewart, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, and more. This is your chance
to see some of the best golfers in the world, drive, chip, and put their way up the tournament leaderboard looking to add
their name to the impressive list of past winners of the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Each May the tournament is held at
the beautiful Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas, a stunning golf course that is regarded as one of the best in the United
States. Golf aficionados from all over the world flock to the greater Dallas area to bear witness to the world class golf
that takes place during the HP Byron Nelson Championship. As one of the most popular events on the PGA Tour, tickets to the
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each year's HP Byron Nelson Championship.
For four days the best golfers on the planet battle
it out for the coveted HP Byron Nelson Championship. The most recent event, held from May 15th through the 18th in 2014 saw
Brendon Todd shoot a -14 en route to a victory, trailed by Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Mark Leishman, and Boo Weekley.
In recent years the HP Byron Championship has become the place where young up and coming professional golfers first make a
name for themselves. In fact, in 2014 Brendon Todd became the first golfer in the past four years to earn his first PGA Tour
victory at the tournament. Fans attending the HP Byron Nelson Championship not only get to see some of their favorite golfers
compete before their very eyes but also can frequently have the opportunity to see the outpouring of emotion when players
like Brendon Todd have their dreams come true by winning their first PGA Tour championship. With that first victory comes
the self-assurance that they really belong on the PGA Tour and more championships are sure to follow. You just may be bearing
witness to another thrilling run of championships by the next big golf legend.
HP Byron Nelson Championship PGA
The long and storied history of the PGA Tour dates all the way back to 1929, although it was not until 1968, after
a dispute over the division of ever increasing revenue as a result of television contracts, that it split from the PGA to
deal only with tour players instead of additionally working as an organization for club professionals. The HP Byron Nelson
Championship is one of two PGA Tour stops in the Dallas area, and with it taking place in May you can be sure that there will
be the perfect weather for enjoying a stroll along the links. If you are looking to see world class competition on the golf
course, there is no better place to go than the HP Byron Nelson Championship, one of the premiere stops on the PGA Tour.
Of course it can be fun and relaxing to watch golf on your nice flatscreen television back at
home, but you cannot really get a feel for the action or an understanding of the elements against which the golfers are battling
unless you are out there on the links. Spending a lovely summer day outside walking a beautiful course and seeing the best
golfers in the world battle one another is an experience you will never forget and one which will likely have you wanting
to never have to settle for watching from your couch again. As the days and holes wear on, the drama builds and each stroke
becomes more and more vital. The nervous tension in the air builds and this can be felt both by the golfers swinging their
clubs and the fans following them from hole to hole holding their breath with each approach to the ball. Every stop on the
PGA Tour gives fans the opportunity to see the biggest superstars in golf up close and personal.
golfer with the most wins at the HP Byron Nelson Championship is Tom Watson who has won the event four times. Only three other
golfers have won the tournament more than once, Sam Snead who won it three times, and Jack Nicklaus and Bruce Lietzke who
each won twice. In 2005 Tiger Woods failed to make the cut at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, bringing his historic run
to an end.