Nancy Lopez

United States

5'5"

1977

$5,297,735.00

University of Tulsa

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Race to CME Globe

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Nancy Lopez Bio

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5’5”…Started playing golf at the age of 8 under the guidance of her father Domingo and turned professional after her sophomore year of college...Is a playing editor for Golf For Women magazine...Named Female Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) from 1978-79 and in 1985...Named “Golfer of the Decade” by GOLF Magazine for the years 1978-87 during the Centennial of Golf in America celebration in 1988...Inducted into the PGA World Golf Hall of Fame in November 1989...Awarded the 1992 Flo Hyman Award by the Women’s Sports Foundation...Recipient of the USGA’s 1998 Bob Jones Award to recognize distinguished sportsmanship in the game of golf...Recipient of the 2000 William D. Richardson Award from the GWAA as well as the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America’s Old Tom Morris Award...Recognized during the LPGA’s 50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA’s top-50 players and teachers...Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in February 2001...Named to Hispanic Business magazine’s list of 80 Elite Hispanic Women in April 2003...Presented with the 2003 Billie Jean King Contribution Award from the Women’s Sports Foundation...In 2004, became the first woman to receive the Frances Ouimet Award for Lifelong Contributions to Golf…Also in 2004, with husband Ray Knight, launched the “Back in Full Swing” campaign to promote education about and prevention of heart disease…Recipient of the 2006 ASAP Sports/Jim Murray Award given by the GWAA...In 2008, inducted into the New Mexico High School Hall of Fame…Founder and principal of the Nancy Lopez Golf Company...Married baseball star Ray Knight on Oct. 29, 1982...Gave birth to daughters Ashley Marie in 1983; Erinn Shea in 1986; and Torri Heather in 1991...Competed as Nancy Lopez-Melton from 1980-81.

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Year to Date

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Career

Victories Top 10s Earnings
49 49 $5,297,735.00

Tournament Results

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Tournament Year Result
LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY WEGMANS2010CUT
LPGA STATE FARM CLASSIC2008CUT

Recent News

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Nancy Lopez Announced As U.S. Team Captain For ISPS Handa Cup

Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez was announced today at Old Waverly Golf Club as the captain of the United States Team in this year’s ISPS Handa Cup.

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Tune in to ISPS Handa Heroes on Golf Channel

The LPGA today announced the second annual ISPS Handa Heroes, a nine-hole, made-for-TV charity event honoring golf philanthropist Dr. Haruhisa Handa, will be played on Monday, Nov. 25 at Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla., the backdrop for the 2013 CME Group Titleholders.

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Legends to Play Lopez Legacy Course in Walgreens Championship

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The Legends Tour returns to action this weekend at the inaugural Walgreens Charity Championship on Nancy Lopez's Legacy Course at The Villages in Central Florida.

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