13 things you didn’t know about Nelly Korda – GOLF Sports

Get to know Nelly Corda, who has won many LPGA tours.

13 things you didn’t know about Nelly Korda

Nelly Corda is rapidly becoming one of the biggest names for women’s golf, and her resume already has multiple LPGA titles.

Americans are really starting to build their careers in sports, but how well do you really know Corda? Below are 13 things you didn’t know about her.

After winning the Gainbridge LPGA, Corda with his family. (Photo by Julio Aguilar / Getty Images)

13 things you didn’t know about Nelly Korda

1. Nelly Korda was born on July 28, 1998 in Bradenton, California.

2. Corda is from a famous sports family. His father, Petr, won the 1998 Australian Open (tennis), and his mother, Regina, is also a former professional tennis player. Both represented Czechoslovakia.

3. Americans have two brothers. Her sister, JessicaHas won multiple LPGA tours and her brother Sebastian is a professional tennis player currently ranked in the top 100 in the world.

4. Corda started playing golf seriously at the age of six. She frequently took three to four lessons a week.

5. While growing up, Corda often spent the summer with his family in the Czech Republic.

6. American hobbies are tennis and ice hockey, and her favorite team is the LA Kings.

7. Corda enjoyed a very successful amateur career and was part of the winning 2015 Junior Solheim Cup team.

8. In 2013, a week before his 15th birthday, Corda made a cut at the United States Women’s Open.

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What you didn't know Nelly Korda

Corda during the 2013 US Open. (Photo courtesy of Scott Halleran / Getty Images)

9. Corda is currently dating Canadian ice hockey player Andrias Atanasiu and has been active since late 2019.

10. Corda, who turned professional in 2016, won the first event in the Sioux Falls Challenge. That season she finished ninth on the money list and won the 2017 LPGA Tour Card.

11. Corda and her sister Jessica are both hoop ambassadors and have been active since 2018.

What you didn't know Nelly Korda

Nelly and Jessica at the 2019 Solheim Cup. (Photo courtesy of Jamie Squire / Getty Images)

12. Her best season so far was 2019, with 20 starts and 12 top 10s. Includes two wins. Corda was a newcomer to the Solheim Cup that year, and like her sister, she had 3 wins and 1 draw.

13. Korda has many sponsors such as J.Lindeberg, Richard Mille, Cisco, UKG and Whoop. She mainly uses Titleist golf clubs, with the exception of Callaway’s Threewood.

– GOLF Sports

13 things you didn’t know about Nelly Korda 13 things you didn’t know about Nelly Korda

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