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Who is Nelly Korda?

Nelly Korda, born July 28, 1998, is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour, where she has won six times. She played in the 2019 Solheim Cup.

Nelly Korda Enters Final Day of Olympic Golf With Lead

Nelly Korda
Nelly Korda

Seven holes into the third round of Olympic women’s golf, Nelly Korda was making it look easy.

She made three birdies, at one point stretching her lead to five shots. The one time she was out of position, the 23-year-old American blasted out of a bunker right of the green on the par-3 seventh and it hit the pin for a tap-in par.

One hole changed everything but the name atop the leaderboard.

Korda survived a battle with her swing, closed with 12 straight pars for a 2-under 69, and held a three-shot lead going into the final round in her pursuit of a gold medal.

Nelly Korda Biography, Wiki

Nelly Korda was born on July 28, 1998, in Bradenton, Florida, United States of America. Her father, Petr Korda, and mother, Regina Rajchrtova both were professional tennis players. In fact her dad, Petr has won the grand slam Australian Open in 1998.

She has two siblings, a younger brother Sebastian and an elder sister Jessica Korda. Her brother has followed the footstep of her parents and currently making his name popular as a tennis player. While her sister is from her field who is playing golf professionally.

Nelly Korda was determined and all set to make her career in sports since she was a kid. Nelly’s parents have always supported and motivated her to work hard for her dream. As a young player, she played golf at the 2013 U. S. Women’s Open. She took few steps further and started playing golf as an amateur player.

BornJuly 28, 1998 (age 23)
Bradenton, Florida, U.S.
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nationality United States
ResidenceBradenton, Florida, U.S.
Turned professional2016
Current tour(s)LPGA Tour (joined 2017)
Former tour(s)Symetra Tour (joined 2016)
Professional wins8
LPGA Tour6 Wins
Ladies European Tour1 Win
Symetra Tour1 Win
BoyfriendAndreas Athanasiou
Net Worth$2.5 Million

Nelly Korda Professional Career

Korda began her pro career in 2016 on the Symetra Tour, where she won her first pro event at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge after shooting rounds of 68-67-69-66 for a 3 stroke victory over Wichanee Meechai. She ended the season 9th on the money list, thus earning her LPGA Tour card for 2017.

On October 28, 2018, Korda won the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taoyuan, Taiwan for her first LPGA Tour title. This win made her and her sister Jessica Korda the third pair of sisters to win in LPGA history, joining the Jutanugarn sisters, Moriya Jutanugarn and Ariya Jutanugarn, along with Charlotta and Annika Sörenstam.

After settling for runner-up at the CME Group Tour Championship and solo 3rd at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, Korda won the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open on February 17, 2019. In doing so, she completed a “Family Slam” in Australia. Her father, Petr, won the 1998 Australian Open singles in tennis.

Her older sister, Jessica Korda, won the Women’s Australian Open in 2012 and her younger brother, Sebastian, won the 2018 Australian Open junior boys in tennis. The Australian Open win represented Korda’s 4th top-5 finish in her most recent 5 LPGA starts. Thanks to this victory, Korda broke into the top 10 for the first time in the February 18, 2019 release of the Women’s World Golf Rankings, moving up to 9th from 16th the week before, and becoming the second highest-ranked American in the world, surpassed only by 5th ranked Lexi Thompson.

On September 22, 2019, Korda shot a 4-under-par 67 in blustery conditions and won the Lacoste Ladies Open de France by eight shots. On November 3, 2019, Korda defended her title at the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA in a playoff over Caroline Masson and Minjee Lee.

On February 28, 2021, Korda won the Bainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Orlando, Florida.

On June 20, 2021, Korda won the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan becoming the first two-time winner on the LPGA during the 2021 season. She shot a career-best 62 on Saturday to take a lead into the final round.

On June 27, 2021, Korda won her first major at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club. In the final round, Korda shot a 4-under 68 and won by three strokes over Lizette Salas. With the win, Korda became the number one player in the world.

On August 5, 2021, in round 2 of the Ladies Golf Olympics in Japan, Korda stood on the 18th tee at -11 for her round and a birdie on the 18th would have been a round of 59 but she double-bogeyed the hole for a 62.

Nelly Korda Major Wins

LPGA Tour Victories (6 win, 1 major)

  • 2021 Gainbridge LPGA, Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
  • 2019 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA presented by CTBC
  • 2018 Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship presented by CTBC

Solheim Cup (1)

  • 2019

2020 in a Nutshell

  • 12 events, 10 cuts made, $575,894 (14)
  • Earned a season-best finish of T2 at the ANA Inspiration which was also her career-best in a major
  • Tied her career-low round (63) in the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

Nelly Korda Net Worth

As of 2021, Nelly Korda’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $2.5 million. She has gathered a big amount from her professional golf career. According to LPGA, Korda has earned $5,595,203 so far in her career. Nelly will surely earn an enormous fortune in the future, as she is at the peak of her career right now.

Nelly Korda With Boyfriend

Nelly Korda is currently dating Canadian professional hockey player, Andreas Athanasiou. She is in a relationship with Andreas since 2019.

Before Andreas, she was in a relationship for short time with Austrian tennis player, Jordan Thompson. Nelly dated him for few months from mid-2018 to the beginning of 2019.

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Who is Nelly Korda?

Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour, where she has won six times.

What is Nelly Korda’s age?

Nelly Korda is currently 23 years old.

Who is Nelly Korda’s boyfriend?

Nelly Korda is currently dating Canadian professional hockey player, Andreas Athanasiou. She is in a relationship with Andreas since 2019.

What is Nelly Korda’s net worth?

Nelly Korda is worth around $2.5 Million.

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