World No. 2 Nelly Korda signs with TaylorMade, Nike to begin the 2023 season


Nelly Korda’s 2023 changes aren’t limited to her appeal. Shortly after announcing she has joined Nike, TaylorMade posted that the world number 2 had joined the roster.

Starting this week, Korda will play a bag full of TaylorMade equipment and TP5 golf balls at the LPGA Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions at Florida’s Lake Nona. Korda will also wear TaylorMade branded headgear and carry a TaylorMade staff bag.

“I signed with TaylorMade because of their proven ability to take the game of the best golfers in the world to the next level,” Korda said in a press release. “During testing with the tour team, it was clear that I was not only working with high-performing equipment, but also with a team that shared my passion for working as hard as possible to be in the best position to win. I am thrilled to be part of Team TaylorMade.”

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Korda’s bag contains the following:

  • Stealth 2 HD 9-degree driver

  • Stealth 2 15 degrees 3 wood

  • Stealth 2 21 degrees 7 wood

  • P-770 5-6 irons

  • P-7MC 7-PW

  • Milled Grind 3 wedges of 50 degrees and 54 degrees

  • TP5 ball

The company noted that the 24-year-old Korda, whose eight wins on the LPGA including a major, preferred the look and feel of the draw-bias head on the Stealth 2 HD driver to match her preferred batting shape. The P-770’s long irons gave her the height she needed to hold the greens from 600 feet, while the P-7MC’s shorter irons gave her the distance control she wanted.

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The 2020 Olympic gold medalist will begin her seventh full season on the LPGA at Lake Nona this week, winning another tour event in 2021, the Gainbridge LPGA.

Story originally appeared on GolfWeek