Despite Battling Injuries, Nelly Korda, 24, Makes an Honest 3-Word Confession About Herself

Published 06/02/2023, 7:31 AM EDT

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Nelly Korda can easily be counted among some of the best female golfers in the world. The LPGA Tour star has gained millions of fans throughout her journey in professional golf. However, Korda has been struggling a lot lately physically.

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Not to mention, a recent update revealed how the golfer is going through a huge amount of pain due to an unforeseen injury. But despite all the hardships, her recent Instagram story has come as a relief to tons of her fans. And it was enough to show how strong Korda is as a person!

What was Nelly Korda up to in her recent Instagram story?

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Korda, 24, has been in the news ever since she won the Pelican Women’s Championship last year. After all, the event was her only big break at the end of an extremely disappointing season. However, this year, the golf star has been making her fans proud with several top-10 finishes, including her memorable second-place finish at the 2023 HSBC Women’s Championship.

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But to her misfortune, the golfer had to face a major setback as she withdrew from the Mizuho Classic due to back soreness. Moreover, she also opened up about her condition with her fans on social media and mentioned the treatment she was undergoing to deal with the pain. “We are working on a treatment plan to ensure I’m back to 100% soon for the remainder of the exciting season ahead,” she mentioned.

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However, amid her injury, it seems like things are now looking up for the golfer. The LPGA star recently shared a video of herself on her Instagram story, where she can be seen riding on what appears to be a trolley used to carry heavy weights. Korda can be seen smiling in her little fun-ride video, which she captioned, “Child at heart!”

Not to forget, the 24-year-old has never let the child inside her grow up. In fact, just a few weeks ago, she got herself green boxers and flaunted them like a 5-year-old happy kid. And fans absolutely love that about her!

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When will Korda make her highly anticipated return to the course?

Korda’s announcement about her skipping the 2023 Mizuho Americas Open came as a shock to tons of her fans. In fact, looking at her condition, fans are wondering when the golfer will make her big return to the game. Notably, the golfer’s recent Instagram story was enough to understand that she is probably recovering at a stable pace.

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Not to mention, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is less than a month away. And having won the title back in 2021, the golfer would definitely like to reclaim her position at the tournament. And it is safe to say that there is a huge chance to see Korda back on the course at the $9 million event at Baltusrol Lower Course!

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Joydeep Singh

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Joydeep Singh is a senior golf writer at EssentiallySports, boasting an impressive portfolio of over 1000 articles. Joydeep's expertise spans across various aspects of the sport, specifically his speculations and analysis of the upcoming events on the PGA Tour calendar. One of Joydeep's most notable moments at EssentiallySports was when his article on Tiger Woods' withdrawal from the 2023 Masters garnered an overwhelming response from fans.
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