Category: Player – Amateur/Professional
Born: June 28, 1955
Place of Birth: Vancouver, B.C.
Vancouver native Jim Nelford had an outstanding amateur career winning the British Columbia Junior in 1973, the British Columbia Amateur in 1975 and back to back Canadian Amateur Championships in 1975 and 1976. He represented Canada on the team that won the 1975 Commonwealth Trophy Tournament. Attending Brigham Young University, Jim was a 2nd Team All American in 1975 and 1976. He also captured the Western Amateur Championship and the French Nations Cup in 1977.
Items of note:
1992 Ben Hogan Award, Golf Writers of America
Inducted to BC Golf Hall of Fame in 2013
Photos of Jim Nelford from the collection.