Jessica Korda

Birth Day February 27th, 1993
Birth Place Bradenton, Florida
Age 28 Years Old

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Jessica Korda Biography

Jessica Regina Korda, popularly known as Jessica Korda is an American professional golfer. Having turned professional in 2010, Korda currently competes on the LPGA Tour. She is better known as the daughter of retired professional tennis players Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtova. She comes from a sports family.

As an amateur, she represented the Czech Republic in various tournaments. She later changed her allegiance to the United States. As of January 2021, Korda has recorded 6 wins on the LPGA Tour. She reached the career-high ranking of 23 in 2020.

Jessica Korda parents

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Jessica Korda was born on 27 February 1993. Her birth name is Jessica Regina Korda. Her birth place is in Bradenton, Florida in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She also holds Czech Republic nationality as she was born to Czech parents. She was born to a father, Petr Korda, and a mother, Regina Rajchrtova. She has two siblings, a brother, Sebastian Korda, and a sister, Nelly Korda. Korda celebrates her birthday on 27 February every year. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. 

All of her family members are in sports. Her father, Petr is a retired professional tennis player who won 1998 Australian Open and finished runner-up in the 1992 French Open. Petr reached the career-high ranking of No. 2 in February 1998. Petr was banned from Tennis for 12 months from September 1999 after he tested positive for doping in June 1998 at Wimbledon. Her mother, Regina Rajchrtova is also a retired tennis player who won 2 ITF singles titles and 3 ITF doubles titles. She reached the career-high ranking of 26.

Jessica Korda siblings

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Her younger sister, Nelly is also a professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. As of 2020, Nelly has won 3 LPGA tour events. Her younger brother, Sebastian is a tennis player who won the junior title at the 2018 Australian Open. Sebastian reached the career-high ranking of No. 103 in January 2021 after he reached his first ATP final at the 2021 Delray Beach Open.

Jessica Korda stands at a height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. Her weight is 48 kg. She has an athletic body build. Her eye color is hazel and her hair color is blonde. Her sexual orientation is straight.

American golfer Jessica Korda is popular on social media. She has over 92k followers on Twitter, over 163k followers on Instagram, and over 37k followers on Facebook.

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Jessica Korda Career

  • Jessica Korda started playing golf at an early age. Her parents are retired tennis players but she chose golf as her career. 
  • She was a member of the 2009 US Junior Solheim Cup and the 2010 US Curtis Cup teams. 
  • She won the 2010 South Atlantic Amateur. 
  • She made the cut at the 2008 and 2009 US Women's Opens. 
  • She made her US Open debut in 2008, where she finished T19. 
  • She finished runner-up at the 2010 US Women's Amateur. 
  • As an amateur, she represented the Czech Republic in the World Amateur Team Championship Espirito Santo Trophy in 2006. 
  • She later chose to represent the United States.
  • She represented the United States in the 2009 Junior Solheim Cup. Team USA won the title. 
  • She finished T4 representing the United States in the World Amateur Team Championship Espirito Santo Trophy in 2010. 
  • She was also part of the team United States that won the Curtis Cup in 2010. 
  • She finished runner-up in the final Qualifying Tournament of the LPGA Tour Qualifying School in the fall of 2010. 
  • She became eligible for full membership on the LPGA Tour and turned professional. 
  • In her rookie year, she competed in 15 events. Her best finish was a tie for 19th at the Avnet LPGA Classic. 
  • She recorded her first professional win at the Women's Australian Open at Royal Melbourne, the first event of the 2012 season. 

Jessica Korda career earnings

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  • She won her second LPGA Tour title at the 2014 season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. She finished one shot ahead of Stacy Lewis. 
  • She won her third title at the 2014 Airbus LPGA Classic. 
  • In 2015, she won her fourth title, Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. 
  • She underwent major jaw surgery in December 2017 to correct a painful overbite that gave her painful headaches. She had 27 screws in her face to reset all the bones. 
  • She won her fifth title, Honda LPGA Thailand in 2018.
  • The Korda sisters, Jessica and Nelly Korda became the third pair of sisters to win in LPGA history in 2018 after Nelly won the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship. 
  • She won her sixth LPGA Tour win at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in January 2021.  Her sister, Nelly finished in the third position. 
  • She represented the United States in the Solheim Cup in 2013, 2017, and 2019. She also represented the United States in the International Crown in 2018. 

Jessica Korda boyfriend

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Jessica Korda Boyfriend

Jessica Korda is not married yet. However, she is not single. She is in a long-term relationship with Johnny DelPrete who is also a professional golfer. It is unclear when they started dating. 

During the 2013 US Women's Open, Korda had several disagreements with her caddy Jason Gilroyed. Korda fired Gilroyed after shooting 5-over-par for the first nine holes and then called for her boyfriend to serve as her caddy for the rest of the round. 

Jessica Korda's boyfriend DelPrete was arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution in February 2019. More details about her personal life will be updated here. 

She lives in Bradenton, Florida in the United States. 

Jessica Korda Career Earnings and Net Worth

Jessica Korda is a professional golfer. The majority of her income comes from her professional career as a golfer. Having turned professional in 2010, she has already won 6 events on LPGA Tour. As of January 2021, she has bagged career earnings of nearly $6 million. Her income comes from prize money and endorsements. At present, her net worth is estimated at $5 million.

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