The Byron Nelson Tournament, established in 1968, celebrates the life and legacy of namesake Byron Nelson. Mr. Nelson, known for his golf achievements, was also a humanitarian dedicated to his community. He donated time, talents, and funds to assist those in need.
The McKinney Public Library will have a collection of memorabilia celebrating Mr. Nelson's life on display during the Family Golf Day.
All events are drop-in and are available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Byron Nelson Memorabilia
Learn about Byron Nelson’s legacy, view memorabilia from his career over the years, and meet tournament staff.
Youth Golf Games
Test your skills or try out a new sport! Kids of all ages are welcome to get hands-on golfing experience. Presented by First Tee of Greater Dallas
Adult Putting Contest
Adults can test their golf skills in a putting contest! Presented by Oak Hollow Golf Course
Robot & Golf Demo
Check out robotics built by local students! Presented by Mercenary Robotics
Drop in for a pre-K STEAM program! We will use different materials and slopes to explore what happens when you change different features of a golf course. (Ages 3 - 5) Presented by McKinney Public Library
Stop in for a sampling of STEAM programming! In this activity we will use different materials to build a tower strong enough to hold the weight of a golf ball, while also making it as tall as possible. (Grades K - 5) Presented by McKinney Public Library
Test out your engineering skills with LEGOs to create hazards, obstacles, and pathways as we design a mini golf course! (All Ages) Presented by McKinney Public Library
Fun, Games, and Food!
Inflatables, outdoor games, food, and more! Food trucks: