Nelly Korda Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Nelly Korda :

NameNelly Korda
Date of BirthJuly 28, 1998
Age (2024)26 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownBradenton, FL
Height5ft 10in
ProfessionAmerican professional golfer
SiblingsJessica Korda, Sebastian Korda
ParentsPetr Korda, Regina Rajchrtová
Net Worth7-8 Million USD

Who is Nelly Korda ?

Nelly Korda, born on July 28, 1998, is a prominent figure in professional golf, known for her remarkable talent and achievements on the LPGA Tour. As an American professional golfer, Korda has secured her place in golf history with an impressive record of 13 victories and a stint at the top of the Women’s World Golf Rankings. Her illustrious career reached new heights when she clinched the Olympic gold medal at the women’s individual golf event during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Nelly Korda
Nelly Korda

Korda’s journey in golf began with notable feats during her amateur career, where she showcased her prowess by winning prestigious tournaments such as the 2015 Harder Hall Invitational and the 2015 PING Invitational. Even at a young age, she demonstrated her potential by making the cut at the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open, just before turning 15.

Transitioning to the professional circuit in 2016 on the Symetra Tour, Korda swiftly made her mark by clinching victory at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge, earning her LPGA Tour card for the following year. Her breakthrough on the LPGA Tour came in 2018 when she triumphed at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship, marking her first LPGA Tour title alongside her sister, Jessica Korda.

Facts about Nelly Korda :

  • Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer on the LPGA Tour.
  • She has won 13 LPGA Tour events as of April 2024.
  • Korda reached number one in the Women’s World Golf Rankings in 2021.
  • She won the Olympic gold medal in the women’s individual golf event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • Korda has competed in the Solheim Cup multiple times, representing the United States.
  • As an amateur, she won prestigious tournaments like the Harder Hall Invitational and the PING Invitational.
  • Korda turned professional in 2016 and secured her LPGA Tour card in 2017.
  • Her first LPGA win came in 2018 at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship.
Nelly Korda
Nelly Korda
  • This victory made her and her sister Jessica the third pair of sisters to win on the LPGA Tour.
  • In 2019, Korda won the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, completing a “Family Slam” in Australia with her father and siblings.
  • She successfully defended her title at the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA in 2019.
  • 2021 became a breakout year for Korda with four wins, including her first major at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
  • During the 2021 Olympics, she narrowly missed a historic 59-stroke round but went on to win the gold medal.
  • Korda briefly lost the number one ranking in 2021 but regained it later that year.
  • She won the Pelican Women’s Championship in 2021 despite a dramatic triple bogey on the 17th hole, ultimately winning in a playoff.
  • In 2022, Korda faced a setback due to a blood clot but later reclaimed the top spot in the world rankings after winning the Pelican Women’s Championship again.
  • She signed endorsement deals with TaylorMade, Nike, and Delta Air Lines in 2023.
  • Korda regained the number one ranking again in 2023 after finishing third at the Chevron Championship.
  • In 2024, she started the year strong with a win at the LPGA Drive On Championship in her hometown.
  • Korda has achieved five consecutive wins in 2024, including her second major title at the Chevron Championship.

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