Published On: Mon, Jun 21st, 2021
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Nelly Korda Wins in Michigan for 2nd Victory of Year

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Nelly Korda became the first two-time winner on the LPGA Tour this season, closing with a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Meijer LPGA Classic. The Gainbridge LPGA winner in February, Korda finished at 25-under 263 to break the tournament record at Blythefield Country Club. She shot a career-best 62 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round. “Actually, really enjoyed today,” Korda said. “Honestly, there have been times where on Sundays I really like haven’t enjoyed it, like the stress kind of ate me and I didn’t stay in the moment and enjoy playing golf on a Sunday in a final group. “But today I really enjoyed it and it was actually a really good battle between Leona and me. She definitely kept me on my toes.” The 22-year-old American, ranked No. 4 in the world, won her fifth tour …

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