Nelly Korda wins first Symetra Tour title

BY foxsports • September 4, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Nelly Korda won the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title.

The 18-year-old Korda, the sister of LPGA Tour winner Jessica Korda and daughter of former tennis champion Petr Korda, closed with a 5-under 66 for a three-stroke victory at Willow Run.

She earned $31,500 to jump from 27th to 11th on the money list with $57,316. The top 10 after the final five events will earn LPGA Tour cards.

Korda finished at 14-under 270.

Third-round leader Wichanee Meechai was second after a 70.

Money leader Madelene Sagstrom and Ally McDonald tied for third at 9 under. Sagstrom had a 71, and McDonald shot 64.


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