Larry Nelson

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson

Profession: Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner

United States of America

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.

Born: September 10, 1947
Birthplace: Fort Payne, Alabama, USA
Age: 71 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events in the Life of Larry Nelson

  • 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

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