Nancy Marie Lopez is a retired American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 48 LPGA tournaments, including three major championships.
|Full name||Nancy Marie Lopez|
|Born||January 6, 1957, Torrance, California|
|Residence||The Villages, Florida|
|Spouse||Ed Russell (m. 2017), Ray Knight (1982–2009), Tim Melton (1979–1982)|
|Children||Ashley, Erinn, Torri|
|College||University of Tulsa, (two years)|
|Retired||2003, unretired 2007|
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour|
|LPGA of Japan Tour||1|
|ANA Inspiration||T3: 1995|
|Women's PGA C'ship||Won: 1978, 1985, 1989|
|U.S. Women's Open||2nd/T2: 1975, 1977, 1989, 1997|
|du Maurier Classic||2nd/T2: 1979, 1981, 1996|
|Women's British Open||DNP|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||1987 (member page)|
|LPGA Tour, Rookie of the Year||1978|
|LPGA Tour, Money Winner||1978, 1979, 1985|
|LPGA Tour, Player of the Year||1978, 1979, 1985, 1988|
|LPGA Tour, Vare Trophy||1978, 1979, 1985|
|GWAA Female, Player of the Year||1978, 1979, 1985|
|Associated Press, Female Athlete of the Year||1978, 1985|
|LPGA William and, Mousie Powell Award||1987|
|Flo Hyman Memorial Award||1992|
|USGA Bob Jones Award||1998|
|Old Tom Morris Award||2000|
Three-time LPGA champion golfer who joined the LPGA Tour in 1977.
She won New Mexico's Women's Amateur Tour when she was 12 years old.
She won a total of 48 LPGA Tour events and was inducted into the LPGA Hall of Fame.
Her three daughters, Ashley, Erinn, and Torri, were born in 1983, 1986, and 1991, respectively.
She married former baseball player Ray Knight in 1983.
- Golfers in New Mexico
- Tulsa Golden Hurricane golfer for women
- Rivals at the Solheim Cup for the United States
- Athletes from Albany, Georgia
- The golfer is from Georgia (US state)
- Athletes from Torrance, California
- Winner of the LPGA Grand Golf Championship
- Presented at the World Golf Hall of Fame
- California golfers
- American golfer
- LPGA Golf Tour
Latest information about Nancy Lopez updated on June 17 2021.