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The Remarkable Stat That Shows Nelly Korda’s Dominance

Nelly Korda with the Mizuho Americas Open trophy

Nelly Korda’s dominance of the women’s game since the turn of the year has been almost unprecedented.

After Lydia Ko moved within one point of an entry into the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame with a victory at the season opener the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, Korda has won six of the 11 LPGA Tour events since – and she’s only competed in seven of them.

Korda’s second victory of the year, at the Fir Hills Seri Pak Championship, took her to the top of the world rankings for the sixth time and, not surprisingly, she has cemented that position for the foreseeable future with her stunning form.

Nelly Korda’s latest win came in the Mizuho Americas Open

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The American’s latest victory came at the weekend with the Mizuho America’s Open, where she amassed another 62 world ranking points to take her to 524.85, with the player immediately beneath her in the rankings, Lilia Vu, well behind on just over half at 284.36. That gives Korda an average of 13.12 points from 40 events based on calculations on a rolling two-year basis, against Vu’s 6.32 from 45 – more than double.


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