LPGA star Nelly Korda treated after blood clot diagnosis FirstSportz
The second ranked player in the world in women’s golf, Nelly KordaShe has announced she is undergoing treatment after discovering a blood clot. The American golf ace, who won Olympic gold in 2021 and the PGA championship on his rise to world No. 1, took to social media on Sunday to reveal a medical situation that came to light after a training session.
“On Friday I was in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL for a photo shoot and promotional appearance.” said her post. “After a typical morning workout, my arm felt like it was swelling. On the advice of my doctor, I went to the emergency room as a precaution. I was diagnosed with a blood clot.
“I am currently undergoing treatment at home to rule out further risks. I will share my status as and when there is more information. In the meantime, I would like to thank everyone for their support and ask for privacy for our entire family during this time. I hope to be back soon! Thanks. [Prayer emoji.]”
With the Honda Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour in the midst of an Asian swing, Korda has not played competitively since finishing 15th at last month’s Drive On Championship.
Korda is the daughter of the former Czech tennis player Peter Kordawho won the Australian Open in 1998. Her family’s connection to the sport doesn’t end there, as the 23-year-old’s brother, Sebastian, is a current tennis pro and her sister, Jessica, is a member of the LPGA Tour.
Twitterati reacts to Nelly Korda’s shocking announcement
Shortly after Korda announced her health condition, her fans and other members of the golf fraternity sent their best wishes. Here are some of the top tweets:
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