Jessica Korda Photo: Hunter Martin, Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA | As the English say, it is early days. But given the way Jessica Korda has been playing in 2021, coupled with the history she is playing for and the fact that she now has another champion inside her inner circle, you should keep an eye on the senior sibling in what is now arguably the greatest sporting family in the world.
Korda went out early on Thursday at Olympic Club with her sister, Nelly, and So Yeon Ryu, a marquee threesome that Golf Channel and the USGA streamed as one of their featured groups. Jess shot 1-over 72, a respectable number on a course that isn’t likely to yield many (if any) under-par totals by the end of the week. She walked off the eighth green (because of the way the Lake Course is laid out, play started on No. 1 and No. 9 instead of No. 1 and No. 10) and marched into the scoring area annoyed. But those who have known her for years, and especially followed h...
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