Sport: Low Pro

Rawboned Byron Nelson of Fort Worth won the U. S. Open, Western Open, North-South Open, Massachusetts Open, Phoenix Open, never finished out of the money in any golf tournament he entered in 1939. Last week Texan Nelson received the Harry Vardon Trophy, awarded annually (on a stroke basis) to the No. 1 professional golfer of the year. In 24 tournaments (75 18-hole rounds) he averaged 70.84 strokes per round.

Although Nelson was the lowest scoring pro, he was not the top money winner of the year. His tournament winnings of $9,444 were surpassed...

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