Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer who plays on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour. She has won titles in both the Symetra Tour and LPGA Tour.
Nelly’s parent who was excellent as professional tennis players. Notwithstanding the family’s history with tennis, Nelly Korda preferred to play golf. She has her sister Jessica Korda who is also a professional golfer.
Nelly Korda’s net worth estimated at $1 million as of 2019. Nelly’s primary income source comes from her profession as a golfer. Here is everything you need to know about Nelly Korda’s life.
Nelly Korda was born on July 28, 1998, in Bradenton, Florida to parent Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtova. Both her father and mother were professional tennis players for their native country Czech Republic. She has an elder sister, Jessica Korda and a younger brother, Sebastian.
Talking about her education, she was home-schooled and completed her high school education in December 2016. Nelly has hopes to go to college but due to her busy schedule as a professional golfer, she was not able to attend it.
She and her sister grew up with a keen interest in golf at a young age and began practicing 6 days a week.
Korda was a member of the 2015 US Junior Solheim Cup. As an amateur, she won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational and was a 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American.
She began her professional career in 2016 on the Symetra Tour, where she won her first professional event at the Sioux Falls Great Life Challenge over Wichanee Meechai. The win over Meechai earned her LPGA Tour card for 2017.
Korda won the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship on October 28, 2018, in Taiwan for her first LPGA Tour title. This made her and her sister Jessica Korda the third pair of sisters to win in LPGA history.
She became runner-up at the CME Group Tour Championship and a solo third at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. On February 17, 2019, Korda won the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open.
With this win, Korda broke into the top 10 for the first time in the February 18, 2019 release of the Women’s World Golf Ranking. She came to the ninth position form sixteenth and became the second highest-ranked American in the world.
Net Worth and Earnings
As mentioned above, Nelly Korda’s net worth estimated at $1 million. The major source of her income came from the prize money with her golf career.
Personal Life and Relationship
Korda is the daughter of retired professional tennis player Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtova. Her father is a tennis grand slam champion who won the 1998 Australian Open. Her younger brother, Sebastian, won the 2018 Australian Open tennis title in the boy’s division.
Her sister Jessica Korda also plays on the LPGA Tours.
Talking about her relationship, no information has been disclosed to the media. Currently, she is enjoying her single life and planning to focus on her career in golf. We hope she will soon find her love life in the coming days.
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