Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Thursday: The Warren JFK graduate had a birdie-less first round in the Valspar Championship on the Copperhead Course at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla. Kokrak had 15 pars and bogeyed Nos. 2, 4 and 5 to finish with a 3-over par 71. Kokrak is six shots behind co-leaders Matt Every, Pat Perez, Greg Chalmers and Danny Lee, all of whom shot 3-under 68.

Today: Kokrak tees off at 2:10 p.m. on No. 10 with John Rollings and Justin Hicks.

TV coverage: Golf Channel at 3 p.m.

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