‘Coach Jessica’: Left Amazed as Mom-To-Be LPGA Star Jessica Korda Makes a Startling Re-Entry Amid Sister Nelly Korda’s $487,500 Hunt

Published 11/12/2023, 4:50 AM EST

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Bringing her A game to the semi-final in the 2023 LPGA season, Nelly Korda is chasing her second last chance to secure her first victory of this season. Performing this week at The ANNIKA, driven by Gainbridge at Pelican, Korda has double pressure on her head.

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Not only does she have to give her best for her first win this season and grab the $487,500 check, but she also has to successfully defend her title at the event, which she has already won twice. This week, however, she just may have a shot, thanks to the support she has on the course with her elder sister making a re-entry onto the greens to cheer on Nelly!

Jessia Korda flaunts her love for her younger sister, Nelly Korda


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Jessica Korda is due her first child in February and has been enjoying her maternity leave fully. These days she is indulging in satisfying her pregnancy cravings, but when it comes to supporting Nelly at one of her most important games, Jessica has quickly donned the cap of her older sister.

To support Nelly, Jessica is present at ANNIKA to cheer for her. Right now, Nelly Korda is intensely focused as she eyes a ‘three-peat’ at the Pelican Golf Club. Last year, she defeated Lexi Thompson for a second win. She has also recorded the best score during her play and finished in the top five three times at the ongoing event. After the second round, she was 21 on the leaderboard and entered the third round tied at 17th.


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The presence of Jessica is definitely a welcome relief for Nelly. The LPGA has shared a clip of an adorable sibling moment between Nelly and Jessica at the ANNIKA. In the video, while Nelly is practicing her swings, Jessica is sitting behind a chair, enjoying her drink, and signing autographs for little fans as well. Also present with Jessica, like a loyal friend, is her poodle, Charlie.


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Fans and even other golf pros love this sweet bond between the sisters, which makes them show up for each other and express their love. And proving that they flooded the comments of the post on Instagram, showering Jessica with love.

Glowing Jessica Korda impresses fans while supporting her sister

The video caption says that ‘Jessica is due in February but the big sister duties don’t stop’ and fans fully agree. And even LPGA star Morgan Pressel dropped a 🥰🥰” in the comments.

One fan gave Jessica the designation of a coach: “Let’s Go Nelly! 👏 Coach Jessica. 🇺🇲”

Another fan even sent her felicitations to Jessica on account of her pregnancy. “Congratulations Jessica 🎊 🥳 🎉 👏 💐”

One fan of the younger Jorda sibling went on to cheer her on for the battle this weekend and wrote, “GO Nelly Go!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️”


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The sweet bond that the sisters share was rightly recognized by this fan, who said, “This is what makes them successful is how much they back each other up”

This user thinks that pregnancy suits Jessica and that it only adds to her stunning looks. “Jessica looks glowing pregnant being pregnant suit her”

Jessia’s unborn baby even got a prediction in the comments section, with one fan saying, “Seems to be a baby girl.”


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This indeed is a tough week for Nelly, who must prove her might on the Tour this week; however, her sister backing her undoubtedly will give both her and her fans comfort! What do you think of the fans’ reaction? Let us know in the comments.

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Written by:

Shafaque Taha


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Shafaque Taha is a senior golf writer at EssentiallySports. Combining her knowledge from her master's degree in English literature with her passion for the sport, she now looks to bring words to life for readers with her niche golf coverage. Her love for the sport stems from the calming greens and the rush of adrenaline one feels when on them, and she especially enjoys watching LPGA Tour professionals in action.
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Sheldon Pereira




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