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After long wait, Nelson in Hall

Updated: April 19, 2006, 4:18 PM ET
By Bill Fields | Golf World

For Larry Nelson, a long wait to get into the World Golf Hall of Fame didn't diminish the joy once it finally happened.

"When I got the call, I got very emotional all of a sudden," Nelson told Golf World. "I'd geared myself for it not happening again. I didn't realize how important it was to me until I got the news."

The three-time major champion and Ryder Cup stalwart was the only player elected off the PGA Tour ballot into the Hall's Class of 2006. In his 11th appearance ...

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