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Nancy Lopez (born January 6, 1957, in Torrance, California) is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 3 major championships and fourty-eight LPGA Tour victories in all..In her first full season on the LPGA Tour, 1978, Lopez won nine titles total, including five tournaments in a row. She made the cover of Sports Illustrated, won the Vare Trophy for lowest scoring average, LPGA Rookie of the Year, Player of the Year and was named the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. She won another eight times in 1979. Lopez won multiple times in each year from 1980 to 1984, although she played only half-seasons in 1983 and 1984 due to the birth of her first child....