Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Saturday: The Warren JFK graduate surged into contention while playing 26 holes in the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club. Nine birdies helped Kokrak (6-under 207) pull within a shot of co-leaders James Driscoll, Bill Haas, Roberto Castro and Andres Romero. Kokrak had shot 71 on Thursday, then completed a second round of 66 and a third round of 70.

Next: Kokrak will try to notch his first PGA Tour victory today when he tees off on No. 1 at 10:20 a.m. today. Romero and Tom Gillis will be in his group.

TV: Golf Channel, 1 p.m.; CBS (WKBN-27), 3 p.m.

Follow Kokrak: The Vindicator’s special web page to follow Kokrak on tour is at

Staff report

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