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She’s not Tiger. No one is Tiger Woods. She’s not even Jack, although the way she plays – long, high ball flight, ridiculous talent, steel-trap mind and the instincts of a killer – more closely resemble the Nicklaus of old than any other player in recent memory. Nelly Korda is not Annika, either, who reminded us last week at the U.S. Senior Women’s Open why she is always on a short list of the greatest of all time.
Nelly Korda has taken the Olympics by storm and offered further proof that she is the top player in the women's game. Photo: Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images
At this stage, the younger Korda sister is not even Lorena Ochoa, who stepped into the top spot in the women’s game when Annika Sörenstam exited. So, let’s not get ahead of ourselves and ascribe hall-of-fame greatness to a player with six wins and one major championship on her résumé. Yes, Nelly Korda is the best player in the women’s game at the moment. Time will tell if that lasts.
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