Johnson County golfer Bryan Norton nabs hall of fame honor, capping career of near misses at game’s highest levels

Bryan Norton

Mission Hills resident Bryan Norton has competed at professional golf's highest levels, once finishing 31st at The British Open, the oldest professional golf tournament in the world. After bowing out of a pro career, Norton has played as a high-level amateur for decades. Image courtesy Bryan Norton.

It would be easy to characterize the golf career of Mission Hills resident Bryan Norton as one peppered with near-misses.

But over the decades, spanning both before and after his current full-time job as an insurance salesman, Norton put together stellar credentials on some of the best courses in the world.