Nancy Lopez, an LPGA Hall of Famer, has been selected as recipient of the 2012 Byron Nelson Prize. The award is given annually to a person in the golf world who embodies the same philanthropic spirit as Nelson, namesake of the HP Byron Nelson Championship that begins Monday in Irving. Lopez will receive her award during Tuesday of tournament week. The honor comes with a $100,000 donation to the recipient’s charity of choice and Lopez has selected AIM for the Handicapped.
_ Jimmy Burch