This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Byron Nelson wins 18 tournaments in a calendar year to set an all-time PGA Tour record-including a record 11 in a row drop in the slot golf swing a record 19 consecutive rounds under 70.
30,000, is less than last place money for the PGA Tour Championship by 1992. Sam Snead travels to St Andrews to compete in the first post-war British Open, and is victorious, winning by four shots from Johnny Bulla and Bobby Locke. Lloyd Mangrum wins the U.
Open in a second playoff, after three players – Mangrum, Byron Nelson and Vic Ghezzi – all tie with 72 in the first playoff. Patty Berg is the first winner. Mildred “Babe” Zaharias becomes the first American to win the British Ladies Amateur, at Gullane.