Nelly Korda

Birth Day July 28th, 1998
Birth Place Bradenton, Florida
Age 23 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Leo

An American professional golfer, Nelly Korda is famous for being the daughter of retired Czech professional tennis players Petr Korda & Regina Rajchrtova. She is also the sister of an American professional golfer Jessica Korda, who plays on the LPGA Tour, and an American professional tennis player Sebastian Korda. Her father  Petr won the 1998 Australian Open singles in tennis. She and her sister Jessica Korda completed the third pair of sisters to win in LPGA history, joining the Jutanugarn sister, Moriya Jutanugarn and Ariya Jutanugarn, along with Charlotta and Annika Sorenstam. She is best recognized for winning the Gold medal at the women's individual golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympic on 7 August 2021, became the second woman from the U.S. to win the Gold and the first since Margaret Ives Abbott in the 1900 Olympic Games. She secured a one-shot victory on the final day of the women's golf competition. Mone Inami of Japan and Lydia Ko fo New Zealand tied for second with Inami taking the silver medal in a sudden-death playoff where Inami shot a final round 65. On 5 August Thursday in round 2, she stood on the 18th tee at-11 for her round. A bridle on the 18th would have been a round of 59 but she double-bogeyed the hole for a 62.
Nelly Korda began her professional career in 2016 on the Symetra Tour where she won her first Professional event at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge with shooting rounds 68-67-69-66 for a stroke victory over Wichanee Meechai. She won her first LPGA Tour title at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship on 28 October 2018 and also won the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in 2019. She was a part of the CME Group Tour Championships and solo 3rd at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. She won the Lacoste Ladies Open de France by eight shots and defended her title at the Taiwan Swinging Sports LPGA. After she represented at the Australian Open with win 4th top-5 finish in her most recent 5 LPGA starts, she broke into the top 10 for the first time on 18 February 2019 release of the Women's World Golf Ranking and ranked the 2nd highest American in the world. She became the first two time winner on the LPGA during the 2021 season where she won the Meijer LPGA Classic (On 20 June 2021) and Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club (On 28 February 2021) as well as she won her first major at the 2021 KPMG Women's PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club on 27 June with the win 3 strokes over Lizette Salas, became the number one player in the world.
As an Amateur career, Nelly Korda was a member of the 2015 US Junior Solheim Cup where she won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational, the 2015 PING Invitational, & the 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American. She was also part of the 2013 US Women's Open.

Nelly Korda Ranking no. 1 in the world

Nelly Korda Birthday, Parents, Siblings & Nationality

Nelly Korda opened her eyes for the very first time on 28 July 1998. She grabs American nationality and belongs to American-White ethnicity. She was conceived in Bradenton, Florida, the United States which is her birthplace as well as hometown. Likewise, Christian is her religion and white is her race. As per her birth date, her star sign is Leo. She celebrated her 23 birthday on 28 July 2021 which is her present age.
Talking about Nelly Korda's parents, her father, Petr Korda, and her mother, Regina Rajchrtova both were professional tennis players. Her father is a tennis grand slam champion who won the 1998 Australian Open. She has two siblings: a younger brother named Sebastian, who won the 2018 Australian Open tennis title in the boy's division, and an older sister named Jessica Korda, who also plays on the LPGA Tour where she won the women's Australian Open in 2012.

Nelly Korda Boyfriend, Dating & Relationship

Unmarried lady, Nelly Korda is currently in a relationship with Canadian professional ice hockey center player Andreas Athanasiou, who was drafted 110th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He signed a one-year contract of $1.2 million amount with the Los Angeles Kings in 2020. The couple started dating in 2019. Before, she was in a relationship with Australian tennis player Jordan Thompson in 2018. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Nelly Korda Net Worth & Career Earning

Nelly Korda is one of the successful women golfers in the world, who has an estimated net worth of around $3.5 million as of 2021. Her major sources of income come from her prize money, endorsement, & contract with her professional golf career. She has reached the world ranking at no. 1 in 2021 by winning the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, and she has pursued over $5 million in prize money. She earned $195000 prize money from winning the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in 2018, $330000  prize amount winning the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship in 2019, & $330000 prize amount winning the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA in 2019. She is living a cool lifestyle at the present.

Nelly Korda Height, Weight & Size

The standing height of beautiful golfer, Nelly Korda is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall whereas her balanced weight of 60 Kg (132 Ibs). She has a pair of blue eyes color and her hair color is blonde. Likewise, her body measurement is 33-24-34 inches with a slim and athletic body build. She used to wears 30 B bra size, 6 US dress size, & 8 US shoe sizes.

LPGA Tour Wins (6)

  • On 28 October 2018- Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship with a winning score of 67-71-69-68=275
  • On 17 February 2019- ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open with a winning score of 71-66-67-67=271
  • On 3 November 2019- Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA (2) with a winning score of 66-67-65-72=270
  • On 28 February 2021- Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio with a winning score of 67-68-68-69=272
  • On 20 June 2021- Meijer LPGA Classic with a winning score of 68-66-62-67=263
  • On 27 June 2021- Women's PGA Championship with a winning score of 70-63-68-68=269

LPGA Tour Playoff Record (1-1)

  • 2019- Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA
  • 2020- ANA Inspiration

Ladies European Tour

  • On 22 September 2019- Lacoste Ladies Open de France with a winning score 68-64-70-67=269, winner's share €48750

Symetra Tour Wins

  • On 4 September 2016- Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge with winning score 68-67-69-66=270, winner's share $31500

Other Wins

  • On 7 August 2021- Olympic Games with a winning score 67-62-69-69=267


Major Championships

  • 2021- Women's PGA Championship with a winning score 70-63-68-68=269

World Ranking

  • 2016- Ranking #341
  • 2017- Ranking #73
  • 2018- Ranking #23
  • 2019- Ranking #3
  • 2020- Ranking #4
  • 2021- Ranking #1

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