In the Winner's Circle with Jessica Korda

Jessica Korda
Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Jessica Korda of the USA celebrates after winning the final round of the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic at the Ocean Club course on January 26, 2014 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with JESSICA KORDA
2014 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
Ocean Club Golf Course
January 26, 2014

Born: Bradenton, Fla.
Lives: Bradenton, Fla.
Birthdate: February 27, 1993 – currently 20 years, 10 months, and 30 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished runner-up at the 2011 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: December 2010

VICTORIES
- LPGA: 2nd career victory. Previous wins: 2012 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

MONEY
- CAREER: With the $195,000 first-place check, Jessica moves to 236th on the LPGA Career Money List with $795,511
- SEASON: Jessica has earned $195,000 this season and is first on the 2014 LPGA Official Money List

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
- Previous best finish was T32 at the 2013 Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

ROLEX RANKINGS
- With her win, Jessica is projected to move from No. 40 to No. 26 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

2013 RECAP
- 21 events, 21 cuts made, $593,389 (25)
- 6 top-10 finishes including a season-best tie for second at the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic
- Competed on her first U.S. Solheim Cup Team and posted a 1-2-1 record

OF NOTE
- Earns 500 points toward the Race to the CME Globe
- Earns 30 points toward the Rolex Player of the Year race and currently ranks first
- Earns 40 points toward the U.S. Solheim Cup Team and moves into fourth place with 59 points

 

 

 

Topics: In the winners circle, Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, Korda, Jessica

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