What is Nelly Korda's net worth? Golf's 'No 1 player' is all set for Olympic glory
At the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, Korda shot a 4-under 68 and won by three strokes making her the number one player in the world
Nelly Korda entered the global golf spotlight in June 2021 when she won her first major at The Highlands Course in Atlanta, finishing 19 under overall. Now Olympics news followers want to know more about her and her net worth.
Korda won the match over teammate Lizette Salas, and the victory gave her a No.1 spot in the Women's LPGA rankings. Korda, 23, now looks Olympics-bound after she carded a four-under-par 68 to record an -19 269 at Atlanta Athletic Club with Salas on 272 after a final round of 71. "This is something I have worked for since I was fourteen," an emotional Korda said afterwards, "since I played in my first one I wanted to be a major champion and to finally get it done here in Atlanta with such an amazing crowd, honestly, it's really special." South Korea's Kim Hyo-joo and Italy's Giulia Molinaro shared third on 278 with Thailand's Patty Tavatanakit and another U.S. golfer Danielle Kang even in fifth on 280.
What is Nelly Korda's net worth?
Born on July 28, 1998, Nelly Korda plays on the LPGA Tour, where she has won six times. She played in the 2019 Solheim Cup. Korda was a member of the 2015 US Junior Solheim Cup and as an amateur, she won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational, the 2015 PING Invitational, and was a 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American. She also made the cut at the 2013 US Women's Open, one month before her 15th birthday.
On September 22, 2019, she shot a 4-under-par 67 and won the Lacoste Ladies Open de France by eight shots. In the same year, she defended her title at the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA in a playoff over Caroline Masson and Minjee Lee. On February 28, 2021, Korda won the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Orlando, Florida. In June 2021, she won the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan becoming the first two-time winner on the LPGA during the 2021 season. She shot a career-best 62 to take a lead into the final round. In the same week, Korda won her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club. In the final round, Korda shot a 4-under 68 and won by three strokes over Lizette Salas. With the win, Korda became the number one player in the world. It is estimated that her net worth is $1 million.