Larry Nelson didn’t play golf as a child.
In high school he focused on basketball and
baseball, taking up golf at the age of 21 after he
returned from serving in the infantry in Vietnam.
His victories include 10 PGA TOUR, 19 Champions
Tour and nine other wins, to include three majors:
the 1983 U.S. Open and the 1981 and 1987 PGA Championships.