Two Significant Changes at Upcoming Byron Nelson Are Big Wins for Dallas

A quote attributed to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs says: "The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." And often the changes with the most tremendous impact are those right around us.This year's AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament illustrates what it looks like to put those inspiring words into action — in this case, altering traditions for transformative purpose.First, the setting itself changes. The competition moves from its 35-year home at the TPC Four Seasons Resort at Las Colinas to the Trinity Forest Golf Club in southern Dallas. There, a one-time landfill is now a links-style 150-acre course with downtown Dallas visible on the horizon.Another significant change will be the sight of women clad in the famous red pants worn by members of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas. This tournament marks the first time in the 50-year history of the club's sponsorship of the Byron Nelson — and in the club's own 98-year history —that the organization is beginning to include women.  Continue reading...

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