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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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Inside the ropes with …


Published: Sat, February 9, 2013 @ 12:00 a.m.

Inside the ropes with …

Jason Kokrak

Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 2-over oar 72 in the second round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Kokrak’s round included four bogeys (holes 6, 9, 10 and 15) and two birdies (holes 5 and 14).

Today: Kokrak is tied for 70th with a two-day score of 142 entering Round 3. The cut will take place after 54 holes. Kokrak tees off at 10:12 a.m. on the 10th hole of the Spyglass Hill Golf Club with Geoff Beattie.

TV: Golf Channel coverage begins today at 1 p.m., with CBS coverage set to begin at 3 p.m.

Follow Kokrak: Online at www.vindy.com/kokrak.

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