LPGA Star Megan Khang Recounts a Surprise From Solheim Cup Teammate Nelly Korda Just Days After Her $375,000 Milestone,

Published 08/30/2023, 9:39 PM EDT

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A win in a tournament for a golfer will forever remain special. This is especially the case if it’s the maiden win of their career. Such has been the case for Megan Khang as she claimed her first crown in the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open not too long ago. The young lass put up a stellar performance to clinch the title and take home her winner’s cut from the $2.5 prize purse.

Moreover, her win came off as happy news not just to the golfer but to many of her supporters and followers. And that stayed true as Khang took to recount one of her experiences with her Solheim Cup team member Nelly Korda and another special person after her win leaving many in the golf community surprised and touched.

Megan Khang gets a surprise after her win


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The tensions are slowly building up as the 2023 Portland Classic returns this week to the Columbia Edgewater Country Club. But for Megan, the pressure will take some more time to set in as the LPGA star has emerged fresh out from a win. And in an interview ahead of the new tournament, she has gone ahead to narrate an episode she had with her boyfriend and her colleague after the win.

Addressing the press conference ahead of the $1.5 event, the 25-year-old mentioned how her boyfriend and Korda surprised her after getting to Oregon for the tournament. The 8X LPGA winner and her teammate for the upcoming Solheim Cup was showing her the champ’s room, which to her surprise, was filled with balloons.


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Moreover, the Canadian Women’s Open winner mentioned how she started tearing up after the balloons and the flowers that she received from her boyfriend. Continuing with her response, the LPGA pro said, “I had no idea that was going to happen. I was like, wow, this is crazy, and it really hit” as she expressed her surprise for the same.

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The golfer scripted her first-ever win on the LPGA Tour at the Shaughnessy Golf Course in Canada. Let us take a peek back at her amazing performance.


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Megan Khang in the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open

The American professional had managed to emerge victorious at the Canadian Women’s Open with a stunning display of golf. She marked her first win in her career with a score of 9-under 279 taking home a cut of $375,000 from the purse. Although Khang could only manage a 74 (+2) on the fourth and final day tieing with Jin Young Ko, she scored an even par in the following playoff hole while her South Korean counterpart registered a 2-over-par.

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The golfer will be looking forward to carrying her momentum on in the 2023 Portland Classic that is set to kick off in Oregon. She will be eyeing the trophy along with the winner’s cut of $225,000 from the prize purse of $1.5 million. Do you think she will be able to pull off a consecutive win? Share your thoughts below.

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Allan Abe


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Allan Abe is a fresh golf writer at EssentiallySports. Tiger Woods was the golfer who inspired him into the sport, and he lives by what the legend once said, "No matter how good your get, you can always get better." Allan extends his love for golf by indulging in a little gaming in his free time, with PGA Tour 2K21 being his go to.
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