Who is Nelly Korda?
Nelly Korda is a well-known American professional golfer. She plays in the LPGA (The Ladies Professional Golf Association) tour where she has recorded seven wins as of 2021.
Recently, on November 11, 2021, she won the Pelican Women’s Championship where she was awarded $262, 500.
Now, let’s explore more about her.
|Full Name||Nelly Korda|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1998|
|Age||23 (as of 2021)|
|Birth Place||Bradenton, Florida, U.S.|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)|
|Parents||Father – Petr Korda|
Mother – Regina Rajchrtová
|Siblings||Brother – Sebastian Korda|
Sister – Jessica Korda
|Net Worth||$3M (approx)|
Early Life, Family & Education
Nelly Korda was born on July 28, 1998, in Bradenton, Florida, the U.S. As of 2021, she is 23 years old.
She is the daughter of Petr Korda & Regina Rajchrtová. They are both retired tennis players. She has a younger brother named Sebastian Korda and an elder sister Jesicca Korda. Just like her parents, Sebastian is a tennis player while Jesicca is a golfer who plays in the LPGA tour.
There is no information about her educational life as she hasn’t revealed it anywhere. As she is more inclined and dedicated towards sports, she might not have gone along with her college education.
Since her childhood, she is more focused on her golf career. As an amateur, she won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational, the 2015 PING Invitational, and was a 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American.
She started her professional career in 2016 at Symetra Tour. There she won her first event at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge.
She won her first LPGA tour title on October 28, 2018, after winning the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Nelly enter into the top 10 for the first time on February 18, 2019, moved up to 9th from 16th, and became the second highest-ranked American Golfer in the world.
You can explore more about her achievements and results here.
On November 8, 2021, she was ranked 1 in the Women’s World Golf Rankings. Recently, on November 11, 2021, she won the Pelican Women’s Championship. She was awarded $145, 041 after she won the CME Group Tour Championship on November 18, 2021.
Nelly Korda’s net worth is estimated to be $3M (approx) as of 2021. She has accumulated her entire wealth from her golf career.
She is still in her 20s and is capable of making a big fortune from her career.
Boyfriend & Affairs
Nelly is currently dating Andreas Athanasiou (Canadian Hockey Player). Since 2019, she is in a relationship with him. However, prior to Andreas, she too dated Jordan Thompson (Australian Tennis Player) but the relationship didn’t last long.
She is also active on social platforms including Instagram & Twitter.
Below are her official social handles.
This was all about Nelly Korda’s biography.