U.S. Women's Open

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Houston, Texas, USA

Champions Golf Club

Nelly Korda

Quick Quotes

Q. 2-over 73, day one here at the U.S. Women's Open. Cypress playing a little tougher than Jackrabbit today. What were your thoughts on day one?

NELLY KORDA: Definitely a little fidgeting when it came to on the greens. I was hitting it really good, had a couple of opportunities on the front nine, but I didn't really kind of figure it out until the last couple holes where I finally made a birdie on, I think, No. 16.

Q. 2-over par, still three rounds left in this championship. A lot of golf to be played. What excites you about tomorrow and then hopefully the weekend moving forward, going into Jackrabbit and then two rounds back at Cypress?

NELLY KORDA: Just more rounds under pressure. I'm just really happy that I got it done today, and I played really solid, so the more rounds under pressure I play, I think the better it'll be.

Q. Looking forward to the next three rounds, just what does this championship mean, the U.S. Women's Open, to a player who's been here before but still, this championship, the magnitude, what does it all mean?

NELLY KORDA: It's pretty much the "it" championship. It's the one that as a little girl you dream of winning. There's a lot of history. It's 75 years this year, so it definitely would be a huge honor to win, and hopefully one day I can get there.

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