Byron Nelson’s 1945 Tournament Results

Byron Nelson's 1945 Tournament Results
Byron Nelson Won 18 Times In 1945

Byron Nelson’s 1945 Tournament Results

In 1945, Byron Nelson not only won eleven tournaments in a row; he also won a remarkable 18 of 30. Nelson also finished second seven times. He was thus in a position to win 25 of thirty tournaments.

Nelson never finished out of the top ten, and only twice out of the top five. That year, Nelson’s overall scoring average was 68.33, a record which stood until Tiger Woods eclipsed it in 2000 with a 68.17.

The chart below shows Nelson’s complete results from 1945.

DateTournamentScoreFinish
January 5 - 8Los Angeles71-72-70-71--2842
January 12 - 14Phoenix Open68-65-72-69--2741
January 18 - 21Tucson 67-68-67-67--2692
January 26 - 28Texas Open67-66-68-68--2692
February 1 - 4Corpus Christi Open66-63-65-70--2641
February 9 - 11New Orleans Open70-70-73-71--2841
February 16 - 18Gulfport69-68-72-66--2752
February 23 - 25Pensacola9-69-71-65--272
March 1 - 4Jacksonville68-66-72-69--2756
March 8-11Miami International Four BallNA1
March 16 - 19Charlotte Open70-68-66-68--2721
March 23 - 25Greater Greensboro Open70-67-68-66--2711
March 30 - April 1Durham Open71-69-71-65--2761
April 5 - 8Atlanta Open64-69-65-65--2631
June 7 - 10Montreal Open63-68-69-68--2681
June 14 - 17Philadelphia Inquirer68-68-70-63--2691
June 29 - July 1Chicago Victory National Open69-68-68-70--2751
July 9 - 15PGA ChampionshipMatch Play1
July 26 - 29Tam O'Shander Open66-68-68-67--2691
August 2 - 4Canadian Open68-72-72-68--2801
August 16 - 19Memphis69-73-66-68--2764
August 23 - 26Knoxville Invitational67-69-73-67--2761
August 31 - September 3Nashville70-64-67-68--2692
September 6 - 9Dallas72-70-71-68--2813
September 13 - 16Tulsa73-69-75-71--2884
September 19 - 23Esmeralda Open66-66-70-64--2661
September 27 - 30Portland71-71-67-66--2752
October 4 - 7Tacoma70-69-73-71--2839
October 11 - 14Seattle Open62-68-63-66--2591
December 14 - 16Glen Garden Open72-65-66-70--2731

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