LPGA Tour News: Talking Golf with Gaby Lopez

Gaby Lopez (courtesy LPGA Tour)
Gaby Lopez LPGA Kroger Queen City Championship Sept 2022.mp3


5’6″…Lopez started playing golf when she was five…Credits her coach, Horacio Morales, as having the most influence on her career…Hobbies include shopping, watching movies, hanging out and listening to music.

LPGA Tour Victories (3 wins)

  • 2018 Blue Bay LPGA
  • 2020 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions
  • 2022 Dana Open presented by Marathon

Olympics (2)

  • 2016 Rio Olympics (T31) 
  • 2020 Tokyo Olympics (T38)


  • 12 events, 11 cuts made, $507,171 (41)
  • Had a career-best five top-10s in 2019


  • 24 events, 15 cuts made, $523,153 (44)
  • Became a Rolex First-Time Winner with her win at the Blue Bay LPGA, where she aced the 17th hole in the third round on her 25th birthday
  • With her victory, joined Lorena Ochoa as the only LPGA winners form Mexico
  • Crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings with her win at the Blue Bay LPGA
  • Carded a career-low 63 in the first round of the 2018 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G


  • 28 events, 20 cuts made, $283,569 (65)
  • Posted her first and second career top-10 finishes at the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer (T7) and the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (T10), along with three additional top-20 finishes in her second year on Tour


  • 26 events, 22 cuts made, $327,031 (60)
  • Finished LPGA Tour season ranked third in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year standings
  • Recorded nine top-25 finishes in her rookie year


  • Finished T10 at Final Stage to earn LPGA Membership for the 2016 season

Amateur Highlights

  • In 2015, runner-up at the NCAA national championships
  • Played in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (2013-2015) and the Lorena Ochoa Invitational (2014-2015)
  • Winner of three events in collegiate competition
  • Winner Mexican Amateur Championship in 2013