History: Korda Sisters Win Back-to-Back LPGA Titles

Nelly Korda
Nelly Korda poses with her sister Jessica, and mother and father after winning the Gainbridge LPGA at Lake Nona Golf and CC on Feb 28, 2021 in Orlando, FL. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

Nelly Korda closed with a 69 on Sunday at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club to claim a three-shot win at the Gainbridge LPGA. The win gives the Korda sisters back-to-back victories on the LPGA, as Jessica won the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.

The Sorenstam sisters were the last to pull off such a feat, back in 2000; Annika won the Welch’s/Circle K Championship on March 13, and Charlotta won the Standard Register PING on March 19.

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Jessica Korda (L) and her sister Nelly Korda walk down the 7th fairway during the final round of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions at Tranquilo GC at the Four Seasons on Jan 24, 2021 in Lake Buena Vista, FL. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The win was the fourth of Nelly’s young career, but first on home soil. For the victory, Korda earned $300,000 and will move to No. 1 in the Race to the CME Globe.

Winner’s Profile

Name: Nelly Korda
Height: 5′ 10″
Hometown: Bradenton, Fl.
Resides: Sarasota, Fl.
Age: 22 ((July 28, 1998)
Rookie Year: 2016/17

LPGA Wins: 4
2021 Gainbridge LPGA
2019 Taiwan Swing Skirts LPGA
2019 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open
2018 Swing Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship

2021 Season
Starts: 2
Wins: 1 (Gainbridge)
Top 10: 1 (Diamond Resort TOC, T3)
Money: $409,051

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