Jimmy Burch has covered professional golf for the Star-Telegram since 1991. He’s received state and national honors for his writing but fills his own scorecard with more bogeys than birdies when he hits the local links.
Nelson tournament raises $5.55 million for local charities at 2013 event
Officials at the HP Byron Nelson Championship announced today that this year’s event raised $5.55 million for local charities, bringing the tournament’s career total to more than $132 million in charitable dollars since 1968. The 2013 total represents a 3 percent increase over 2012 charitable proceeds. The 2014 Nelson will be played May 12-18 in Irving.