Profession: Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Why Famous: Won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level, including the 1983 U.S. Open and 1981 and 1987 PGA Championships.
- 1981-08-09 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: Larry Nelson wins by 4 strokes from Fuzzy Zoeller
- 1983-06-20 US Open Golf, Oakmont CC: Larry Nelson wins by 1 shot from Tom Watson on a storm affected Monday finish
- 1987-08-09 PGA Championship, PGA National Palm Beach: Larry Nelson wins 2nd PGA C'ship in a playoff with fellow American Lanny Wadkins