Whoa, Nelly! Korda, 14, shoots 73

Updated: June 27, 2013, 9:19 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- You might expect a 14-year-old playing in her first U.S. Women's Open to have butterflies the size of seagulls. Nelly Korda thought that would happen, too. But it didn't.

She ripped her first shot at Sebonack Golf Club, and it found the fairway. Jitters? Those were nowhere to be found.

"It was nice; I didn't get nervous on the first hole, which was a big surprise," said Nelly, the younger of two Korda siblings playing in this major championship. "I just ...

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