That time came earlier this year in Bradenton, Fla. where Nelly lives and plays at Concession Club. Dream On 3 flew Sophia to Florida where she played a round with both sisters.
“It was a lot of fun,” Nelly said. “She was saying when she flew into Sarasota, ‘Oh, my God, this is the home of Nelly Korda,’ which I thought was really funny. She's super nice, super spunky. We had a lot of fun at Concession and we played the par-3 course.”
When asked about Sophia’s game, Nelly said, “It's good. I'm actually really impressed with her swing. You know, it just shows that if you put your mind to whatever you want, you can do just about anything. And she also plays softball, so she’s very athletic.”
Jessica chimed in by saying, “This is the reason why I love playing golf. We were her when we were little. So, getting to play with one of your idols is always something really, really cool. And then just seeing the love for the game, the love for being out here and seeing her bright eyes taking everything in.
“The longer you're out here, you kind of forget how cool that is. To see it from someone else's perspective is really special.”
As they played the round at Concession, the sisters learned Sophia was from Hudsonville, Mich., not far from Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids.