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Nelly Korda Makes 10 On A Par 3 In Nightmare US Women’s Open Start

Nelly Korda's scorecard on the par-3 12th

Nelly Korda’s hopes of continuing her red-hot winning form at this week’s US Women’s Open went up in flames after only three holes of the first round. 

Korda arrived at Lancaster Country Club for the second women’s Major of the year as the heavy favourite having won six of her last seven starts. The historic run included claiming her second career Major at the Chevron Championship last month. 

However, the World No.1’s hopes of adding to that tally this week appear all but over after she carded a disastrous septuple-bogey ten on the par-3 12th hole, just her third hole of the day. 

Nelly Korda found the water on three occasions

(Image credit: USGA)

Starting on the back nine, Korda bogeyed her opening hole before arriving on the 12th tee. A severe backlog meant the American’s group was forced to wait a while before being able to hit their tee shots.


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