Nelly became the World No. 1 after her win at the PGA Championship. She also won the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Expectations were high Nelly from the very beginning of the year. However, she is a now prioritizing taking a break over playing on tour.
The caption of her post indicated that she would attend the JTBC Classic in San Diego. But given that the tournament only starts on March 24th, she is expected to miss the HSBC World Championship in Singapore and Honda LPGA Tournament in Thailand.
She could only secure a tie at the fourth position at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament Of Champions. After reaching only the T20 position at the Gainbridge LPGA, the second LPGA event of 2022, Nelly lost her No.1 ranking; She is currently ranked at No. 2