Nelly Korda back at US Women’s Open after blood clot surgery | Golf News


World No. 2 Nelly Korda will return to golf at the US Women’s Open in her first appearance since undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot; Korda is a seven-time LPGA Tour winner and also won Olympic gold last summer – watch the US Women’s Open live on Sky Sports from Thursday

Last update: 05/27/22 7:11 p.m.

World No. 2 Nelly Korda will return to competitive golf at the US Women’s Open next week

Nelly Korda will return to competitive golf at the US Women’s Open next week as she makes her first appearance since undergoing blood clot surgery.

The world No. 2 had the blood clot removed from her arm in April after initially revealing the news of her diagnosis in March.

Korda missed the major season opener, the Chevron Championship, but took to Instagram to reveal she will be back for the second, at Pine Needles in North Carolina starting Thursday.

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“See you @uswomensopen next week,” Korda wrote on social media, along with a photo of her and her younger sibling.

Korda has won the LPGA Tour seven times, with one of her victories coming last year at the PGA Women’s Championship as she won her first major.

Korda has seven LPGA Tour titles to his name — including four in 2021 — and an Olympic gold medal.

Korda has seven LPGA Tour titles to his name — including four in 2021 — and an Olympic gold medal.

The 23-year-old won four LPGA Tour titles in a standout 2021 in which she also won Olympic gold in Tokyo.

Korda has finished in the top 20 in her last 12 starts on the LPGA Tour and trails only Jin Young Ko to the top of the women’s game.

His last appearance came with a tied 15th place finish at the LPGA Drive On Championship in February.

Watch the US Women’s Open live on Sky Sports from Thursday.




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