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Lord Byron's legacy still lives on

Peggy Nelson invites PGA Tour pros to get closer look at golf legend's life and career

Updated: May 25, 2011, 2:33 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ROANOKE, Texas -- Even in the midst of putting together the greatest streak in golf history -- a record 11 consecutive tournament wins in 1945 that will likely never be duplicated -- Byron Nelson was dreaming of his ranch in Texas.

Nelson played as much as he could with the singular goal of saving enough money so that he and his first wife, Louise, could finally purchase enough land to raise cattle and chickens and still have a comfortable home with a nice view.

Early in 1946, the ...

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