On This Day

Nancy Lopez

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez

Profession: LPGA Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977. She won 48 LPGA Tour events during her LPGA career and three major championships.

Born: January 6, 1957
Birthplace: Torrance, California, USA
Age: 62 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Events in the Life of Nancy Lopez

  • 1975-07-20 US Open Women's Golf, Atlantic City CC: Sandra Palmer wins her second major title by 4 strokes from JoAnne Carner, Sandra Post and Nancy Lopez
  • 1977-07-24 US Open Women's Golf, Hazeltine National GC: Hollis Stacy wins wire-to-wire by 2 strokes from Nancy Lopez
  • 1978-06-11 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Nancy Lopez wins by 6 strokes from fellow American Amy Alcott
  • 1979-07-29 Canadian Open Women's Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St. George's CC: Amy Alcott wins by 3 from Nancy Lopez for her first major title
  • 1981-07-05 Canadian Open Women's Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Summerlea GC: Jan Stephenson of Australia wins by 1 shot from Pat Bradley & Nancy Lopez
  • 1985-06-02 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Nancy Lopez wins by 8 shots from fellow American Alice Miller
  • 1989-05-21 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Nancy Lopez wins her 3rd LPGA C'ship by 3 strokes from Ayako Okamoto of Japan
  • 1989-07-16 US Open Women's Golf, Indianwood G & CC: Betsy King wins the first of her 2 consecutive titles, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Nancy Lopez
  • 1996-08-04 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Edmonton CC: Laura Davies wins by 2 from Karrie Webb and Nancy Lopez
  • 1997-07-13 US Open Women's Golf, Pumkin Ridge GC: Alison Nicholas of England wins her lone major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Nancy Lopez

Famous Golfers