Golf Icon Nancy Lopez Joins NextLinks Board of Directors
Lopez will work with the company to help grow the game of golf.
SAN DIEGO, CA. – November 9, 2021 – NextLinks, a new revolution in indoor golf, today announced that golf great Nancy Lopez has agreed to join the NextLinks board of directors effective today.
“We are delighted to have Nancy join our illustrious board of directors,” said NextLinks CEO Dan Mechem. “Her extraordinary career speaks for itself, and she is surely one the most beloved players in golf history, male or female. She is an outstanding addition to our board and will have a profound impact on our company’s mission to encourage women and minorities to learn golf in the comfort and ease of our NextLinks eGolf arenas worldwide.”
Over the course of her career, from 1977 to 2003, Lopez won 48 LPGA tournaments. The Mexican American Hall of Famer is still a role model for not only females but minority golfers as well. A women’s golf icon, Lopez is also a four-time Rolex Player of the Year. She was inducted into the LPGA Tour and World Golf Halls of Fame in 1987 and captained the victorious 2005 U.S. Solheim Cup Team. Lopez is the founder of Nancy Lopez Golf, which provides golf clubs and a clothing line of golf clothing for women. She is also the founder of the Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures: NLGA.
Lopez hosts an annual golf tournament to benefit the charity AIM (Adventures in Movement), an organization that helps mentally challenged, visually impaired, hearing impaired, physically handicapped, and other children and adults with special needs. She has hosted the tournament since 1981 and serves as a national ambassador with AIM.
“I am so excited to be part of NextLinks and the explosive growth of indoor golf,” said Lopez “Working closely with Nextlinks, we will grow the game of golf and make it easier and more fun for people to learn to play. At the end of the day, it’s all about inclusion.”
NextLinks has cutting edge technology and strategic partners to take the sport of indoor golf to a new level. The company is aiming to build 15-20 indoor golf stadiums over the next five years which offer the best player experience, superior technology, and award-winning food and beverage.
The NextLinks eGolf Arena concept is an indoor golf complex and family-friendly destination designed to grow the game. The indoor golf design provides real shot values that can be challenging or easy as the player wants. NextLinks eGolf Arena can be played by an avid golfer or a non-golfer, growing the game we love with respect to sustainability on all levels, ecologically, socially, and economically.
For more information about NextLinks, please visit the company website: nextlinks.com.