Nelly Korda Biography

Nelly Korda

Quick Facts About Nelly Korda

Celebrated Name Nelly Korda
Age 22 Years
Nick Name Nelly
Birth Name Nelly Korda
Birth Date 1998-07-28
Gender Female
Profession Golfer
Place Of Birth Bradenton, Florida
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Famous For Professional golfer
Father Petr Korda
Mother Regina Rajchrtova
Siblings 2
Sisters Jessica Korda
Brothers Sebastian Korda
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start Turned professional in 2016
Title Won won her first LPGA Tour event, the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship in October 2018
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Andreas Athanasiou
Sexual Orientation Straight
Residence Bradenton, Florida
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 132 lbs (60 kg)
Body Type Slim and Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Source of Wealth Tennis (prize money, endorsements, bonuses)
Net Worth $3.5 million
Links Instagram

Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer. Having turned professional in 2016, Korda plays on the LPGA Tour. As of 2021, she has won five LPGA Tour events. She previously played on Symetra Tour. As an amateur, she won several events. Besides her professional golf career, she is the daughter of retired Czech professional tennis players Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtova. She is also the sister of Jessica Korda. 

What is Nelly Korda Famous For?

  • Professional golfer. 

Nelly Korda siblings

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Where is Nelly Korda From?

Nelly Korda was born on 28 July 1998. Her birth name is Bradenton, Florida in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to her father Petr Korda and her mother Regina Rajchrtova. Her parents are retired tennis players. Her father is a tennis grand slam champion who won the 1998 Australian Open. She has a sister Jessica Korda who is also a professional golfer and plays on the LPGA Tour. She has a younger brother Sebastian who plays tennis and won the 2018 Australian Open in the boys' division. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. 

Nelly Korda parents

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Nelly Korda Career

  • Nelly Korda started playing Korda from an early age. 
  • As an amateur, she competed in the 2015 US Junior Solheim Cup. 
  • She won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational, the 2015 PING Invitational. 
  • For her achievements in 2015, she was named 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American. 
  • One month before her 15th birthday, she made the cut at the 2013 US Women's Open. 
  • She turned professional in 2016. 
  • She started her professional career on the Symetra Tour. 
  • She won her first pro event at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge. 
  • She ended the 2016 season 9th on the money list. 

Nelly Korda Golfer

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  • She earned her LPGA Tour card for 2017. 
  • She won her first LPGA Tour event, the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship in October 2018. 
  • She finished runner-up at the CME Group Tour Championship. 
  • She finished 3rd at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. 
  • She won the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in February 2019. 
  • With the win, she completed a "Family Slam" in Australia. Her father won the 1998 Australian Open singles in tennis. Her sister won the Women's Australian Open in 2012 and her younger brother won the 2018 Australian Open junior boys. 
  • She also reached the top 10 of the Women's World Golf Rankings for the first time. 
  • In September 2019, she won the Lacoste Ladies Open de France by eight shots.
  • She defended her title at the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA in September 2019 in a playoff over Caroline Masson and Minjee Lee.
  • She represented the United States at the 2019 Solheim Cup. 
  • She won the Gainbrid LPGA at Boca Rio in February 2021.
  • She won the Meijer LPGA Classic in June 2021, where she shot a career-best 62 to take a lead into the final round. 
  • As of 2021, she ranks at world no. 3. 

Nelly Korda awards

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Who is Nelly Korda Boyfriend?

Golfer Nelly Korda is not married yet. However, she is not single. She is in a relationship with Canadian NHL player Andreas Athanasiou. The couple started dating in 2019. 

She lives in her hometown Bradenton, Florida.

Nelly Korda boyfriend

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How Tall is Nelly Korda?

Nelly Korda stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 132 lbs i.e. 60 kg. She has a slim and athletic body build. Her eye color is blue and her hair color is blonde. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Nelly Korda Net Worth?

Following the footsteps of her parents, Nelly Korda and her siblings Jessica and Sebastian all pursued careers in sports. At present, Korda is one of the successful women golfers in the world. She has reached the world ranking at no. 3. Korda earns from her professional golf career. Her income comes from contracts, endorsements, and prize money. As of June 2021, she has pursued over $5 million in prize money. She is young and has a long way road ahead of her career. She will earn more fortune in the coming years. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $3.5 million. 

Did You Know?

  • Nelly and her sister Jessica are the third pair of sisters to win in LPGA history.
  • She became the first two-time winner on the LPGA during the 2021 season.