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Jason Kokrak
Height:6' 4"
Weight:225 lbs.
Birthday:May 22, 1985
College:Xavier University
Turned Pro:2008
Hometown:Warren, OH
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Jason Kokrak was raised in Warren and played high school golf at JFK High School in Warren where he twice led his team to the Ohio Boy's state championship as Division III medalist. He went on to play college golf at Xavier University in Cincinnati and graduated in 2007. During his college career, he won both the 2006 and 2007 Ohio Amateur titles. Kokrak turned professional after graduation.

During the 2007 U.S. Amateur, Kokrak led all players with a score of 137 during the 36 hole match play qualifier at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. That same year, he made an appearance in the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club, when he successfully came through sectional and regional qualifying.

In 2011, he exploded onto the pro golf scene over the second half of the Nationwide Tour season — winning two events and nearly capturing the season-ending Tour Championship. It allowed him to finish 4th on the Nationwide money list, which earned him 2012 PGA Tour membership.

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KOKRAK LIVE: Kokrak finishes tied for 27th after another round in 60s

Published: Fri, October 19, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m.

Former Warren JFK golfer Jason Kokrak continued his strong late-season run Sunday in the final round of the McGladrey Classic.

Kokrak, battling to secure his PGA Tour card for 2013, was below par for the third of four rounds at St. Simons Island, Ga., where he shot a final-round 69 to finish at 273, nine shots off the pace set by winner Tommy Gainey.

Gainey shot a sizzling 60 on Sunday to make up seven shots. He just missed matching a PGA single-round record of 59.

Gainey defeated David Toms, who fired a 63 Sunday, by one stroke.

Kokrak's final round included three birdies. He earned $22,550.

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