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Nancy Lopez

Nancy Lopez is one of the most famous women in the history of the sport of golf. She starred on the LPGA tour for many years, and is enshrined in the LPGA Hall Of Fame.

Lopez was born on January 6, 1957. She was and is also known as Nancy Lopez-Knight, after her marriage to former Major League baseball player and 1986 World Series Most Valuable Player Ray Knight.


4-time LPGA Player of the Year (1978-79,85,88); Rookie of Year (1977); 3-time winner of LPGA Championship; reached Hall of Fame by age 30 with 35 victories; 48 career wins.