Byron Nelson cause of death

Byron Nelson's Death

Born (Birthday) February 4, 1912

Death Date September 26, 2006

Age of Death 94 years

Cause of Death Natural Causes

Profession Golfer

The golfer Byron Nelson died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

PGA Tour golfer and World Golf Hall of Fame member who won 11 consecutive tournaments in 1945. Across his career, he won five major championships and earned numerous trophies. He was given the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.

He almost died from a very dangerous contraction of typhoid fever at the age of 11.

The Byron Nelson Championship was the first PGA event to be named after a former PGA golfer.

Personal Life

He married Louise Shofner on June 24, 1934, and later married Peggy Simmons on November 15, 1986.

He was born in the same year as Ben Hogan, another legendary golfer who he is often compared to.

How did Byron Nelson die?

Byron Nelson, the winner of a record 11 consecutive pro golf tournaments in 1945 and one of golf’s most renowned figures, died Tuesday at his home in Roanoke, Texas. He was 94. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office said he died of natural causes.

Quotes

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"Winners are different. They're a different breed of cat."

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"Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'. Those two men, they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant; it was like they were smiling all over."

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"One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing."

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"My God, he looks like he's beating a chicken."

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"Every great player has learned the two Cs: how to concentrate and how to maintain composure."

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