Name Nelly Korda

Birthday / How old is Nelly Korda Age / Date of Birth / DOB Born on July 28th, 1998. As of 2019, she is around 21 years old.

Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information

Introduction :

Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer and often plays on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour.

Early Life, Family & Education :

  • Nelly was born on July 28, 1998 in Bradenton, Florida.
  • She is the second daughter of parents -Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtova. Both her father & mother were professional tennis players for their native country – Czech Republic.
  • She has an elder sister, Jessica Korda and a younger brother, Sebastian.
  • Her elder sister is also a professional golfer. She turned professional in 2010, and had her first victory in the 2012 Women’s Australia Open at Royal Melbourne.
  • Sebastian Korda followed in her parent’s footsteps to become a professional tennis player.
  • Nelly is really close to her sis Jessica, and aspired to be like her.
  • She and her sister grew a keen interest in golf at a young age, and began practising 6 days a week.
  • They also played tennis, gymnastics, figure skating, and skiing before discovering their talent in putting the ball in holes.
  • She is home-schooled, and completed her high school education in December 2016.
  • Nelly has hopes to go to college, but cannot see it happening in the near future due to her busy schedule as a professional golfer.

Professional Timeline : Salary & Net Worth

  • Nelly’s first debut into the big league came with the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open.
  • She originally intended to play for the LPGA Qualifying Tournament at the time, but was below the minimum age limit.

  • In 2015, she became a member of the U.S. Junior Solheim Cup. That same year she won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational, the 2015 PING Invitational & the 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American.
  • She won her first pro event at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge, and also the final Symetra Tour Championship, propelling her from rank 27 to 9, thus qualifying her for the LPGA.
  • Nelly also qualified for the 2016 U.S Women’s Open.
  • Her coach is David Whelan, who is a former professional golfer on the European Tour in 1987. The mantra passed on by him to Nelly was to … (not) think past the first tee shot, and was key to her success.
  • Nelly’s caddie is Jack Fulghum. Her own father served as her caddie in her younger years during the junior tours.

Interesting Facts, Height & Trivia :

  • Nelly discloses that she threw up as a result of nerves before playing her first junior tournament in Prague at the age of 9.
  • Jessica reveals that Nelly has a short memory, and often forgets her things, especially her mobile!
  • Nelly Korda Height : She is 5 feet 10 inches tall.
  • The Korda sisters have competed in the U.S. Open 3 times, but only once as professional players.
  • Jessica cried out of happiness when Nelly got her pro card in 2016.
Marriage & Wedding / Husband / Engaged / Fiance Currently Not Married.