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Nancy Lopez - Results in LPGA majors

professional golf

Golfer, born in Torrance, California, USA. After an outstanding career in amateur golf, she turned professional in 1977 and won the Ladies' Professional Golf Association (LPGA) championship the following year. She was voted LPGA player of the year four times (1978–9, 1985, 1988), and set the record for the lowest 72-hole score of 268 (1985). She is married to former baseball star, Ray Knight.

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