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Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour, where she has won seven times. She played in the 2021 Solheim Cup and 2019 Solheim Cup. She also won the Olympic gold medal in the women’s individual golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Nelly Korda net worth is estimated to be $4 million as of 2022.
|Celebrated Name||Nelly Korda|
|Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе||Nelly Korda|
|Age||23 years old|
|Віrth Dаtе||28 July 1998|
|Віrth Рlасе||Віrth Рlасе: Bradenton, Florida, USA|
|Nelly Korda Net Worth in 2022||$4 million|
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Nelly Korda was born 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 in the footstep of her parents and currently making his name popular as a tennis player. While her sister is from her field and is playing golf professionally.
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 a few steps further and started playing golf as an amateur player.
She made the Forbes ’30 under 30 list’ for earners under the age of 30, along with Korda, 23.
Nelly Korda Age, Height, Weight, and Relationship
Being born on 28 July 1998, Nelly Korda is 23 years old. She is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 60 kg or 132 pounds. Her body measurements are 33-24-35 inches. Likewise, she has brown hair and a pair of dark brown eyes.
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.
Nelly Korda Net Worth and Career
Korda was a member of the 2015 U.S. Junior Solheim Cup. As an amateur, she won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational, the 2015 PING Invitational, and was a 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American. She also made the cut at the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open, one month before her 15th birthday.
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.
On February 28, 2021, Korda won the Gainbridge 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, in round 2 of the Women’s Golf at the Summer Olympics in Japan, Korda stood on the 18th tee at −11 for her round. A birdie on the 18th would have been a round of 59 but she double-bogeyed the hole for a 62. On August 7, Korda won the gold medal. She became the second woman from the U.S. to win the gold and the first since Margaret Abbott in the 1900 Olympic Games.
After Ko Jin-young won the BMW Ladies Championship on October 24, Korda fell to No. 2 in the Women’s World Golf Rankings, by a narrow margin of 9.36 to 9.34 average points per event played. She regained the No. 1 spot on November 8, 2021, by a fraction of an average point per event played (9.032 to 9.028), despite neither player playing tournaments between those ranking dates, because the calculations are over a two-year rolling average.
In November, Korda won the Pelican Women’s Championship in Belleair, Florida. Korda shot a final round 69 and won in a playoff over Lexi Thompson, Lydia Ko, and Kim Sei-young. This was her fourth LPGA victory of 2021. She won despite a triple-bogey seven on the par-4 17th hole, dropping her from co-leading at −19 to fourth-place at −16, two shots behind Thompson. Recovering on the 18th with a birdie that tied her with her playing partner, and then-leader Lexi Thompson, who then bogeyed the 18th, requiring the four-way playoff starting on the 18th hole. Korda birdied it for the win, tying her with Ko Jin-young with four wins in 2021. Ko Jin-young finished with a 66, tying for sixth place. Korda became the first American to win four times in an LPGA Tour season since Stacy Lewis in 2012.
She had the lowest scoring average on tour (68.774) in her 62 rounds, beating the money list winner Ko Jin-young (68.886) in her 67 rounds, although she finished second on the money list ($2,382,198) to Ko ($3,502,161). However, Lydia Ko won the Vare Trophy despite finishing third on the scoring average list because neither Korda nor Ko Jin-young met the 70-round minimum.
Despite a fifth-place tie in the CME Group Tour Championship to #2 world-ranked Ko Jin-young, Korda held onto her #1 spot with a 10.07 average points Ko’s 9.94 in the Rolex Rankings, as of November 22.
On January 3, 2022, Korda passed Stacy Lewis as the longest American women’s golfer, with her 26th consecutive week at number one in the Rolex rankings. Lewis had 25 weeks.
Three weeks later at the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio tournament (January 27–30), she tied for 20th place at 286 (−2), along with her sister Jessica and five other golfers. The low placement lost her the Women’s World Golf Rankings #1 position she held for 29 consecutive weeks, to the former #2 Ko Jin-young by a 0.03 difference in the average (9.48 to 9.51 for Ko), with Korda the new #2.
She announced on her Instagram (social media) account on March 13, that she had a blood clot in her arm, so she would not compete in the Chevron Championship, the year’s first major. She also did not enter the JTBC Classic she originally was scheduled to compete, in while resting at home getting treatment. She has finished T-15, T-20, and T-4 in her three starts for 2022.
Nelly Korda Net Worth
Nelly Korda net worth is estimated to be around $4 million as of 2022. Korda earns her net worth from her professional golf career. She has earned over $6.2 million over the course of her career, according to LPGA. Korda is sure to earn more as she progresses in her golf career.