Spring River Golf Course will now be known as Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River, following a unanimous vote by City Council members present, Thursday.
In a phone interview earlier that day, Lopez, who is in the middle of the LPGA’s Legends Tour, said the idea at first made her a little uncomfortable.
“That’s something that usually happens when you pass away,” she said, laughing. “I just don’t think I’m that big a deal … all I did was play golf.”
What made her able to win, she said was due to her dad Domingo “Sunday” Lopez teaching her “the mental part of game.”
“I’m really blessed,” she said. “God gave me a lot of talent, but my dad nurtured that talent.
“Roswell is my home; it’s where I grew up, where I made all my Login to read more