Las Colinas Championship

“To find a man’s true character, play golf with him. ” – P.G. Wodehouse

The HP Byron Nelson Championship can trace its roots back to 1944, when Byron Nelson won the Texas Victory Open at Lakewood Country Club. “The HP Byron Nelson Championship is now the ninth longest-running active tournament on the PGA TOUR schedule. Aside from the three U.S. majors (the U.S. Open, PGA Championship and the Masters), only eight PGA TOUR events were established prior to 1944. While 10 years elapsed before an annual Dallas-based event began again in 1956, the stage was set for the introduction of the current tournament, which began as the Byron Nelson Golf Classic in 1968. Since then, 46 Byron Nelson tournaments have been played, all of which contributed to the event’s current reputation as one of the most highly competitive tournaments on the PGA TOUR.”

The 2014 Championship is from May 11th-May 18th. Check out the schedule of events to see what’s going on!

Sunday Classic Pro-Am
Monday Practice Round
Champions Pro-Am
Tuesday Practice Round
Opening Ceremony, 11 a.m., Byron’s Circle
Youth Golf Clinic, 5 p.m., TPC Four Seasons Practice Range
Celebrity-Am at Dallas National
Astellas presents Executive Women’s Day
Wednesday Gold Pro-Am at the TPC Four Seasons
Thursday First Round
KidsZone, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday Second Round
KidsZone, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Kelley James concert in the Pavilion After Dark until 9:30 p.m.
Saturday Third Round
KidsZone, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mockingbird Sun concert in the Pavilion After Dark until 9:30 p.m.
Sunday Final Round
KidsZone, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closing Ceremony and Award Presentation

The 47th HP Byron Nelson Championship will be played at  Four Seasons Resort and Club Las Colinas, Irving, Texas. 

The field of the HP Byron Nelson Championship has 156 players and The Gold Pro-Am on Wednesday is played with the highest ranked pros!

Along with fantastic golf during the day, you can also find a lot of fun festivities at night! “The fun fires up in the Pavilion After Dark presented by Michelob ULTRA after the last ball drops. Live entertainment keeps the party going. Concerts are FREE to anyone with a Championship ticket. Come hear a PGA TOUR player favorite—freestyle rapper Kelley James on Friday, May 16 and up-and-coming country band, Mockingbird Sun on Saturday, May 17. “

Photo: HPBNC


If you get a chance to check out this great golf event in Las Colinas, I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!

Take a look at this preview of the 2014 HP Byron Nelson Championship in Las Colinas!

Use download code BNGC in your Hertz NeverLost device when you rent a Hertz vehicle and visit the Nelson Insider blog for more information!

Have a great weekend!

Melissa Woodring 🙂


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