Jason Kokrak is an American golf player who is currently playing for the PGA Tour. Kokrak is born in North Bay, Ontario, but his family transferred to Warren, Ohio. During his high school years, he went to JFK High School where he is often chosen to become their golf representative. He led the school golf team to the Ohio state championship. When he was in college, he played golf for Xavier University, wherein he won the 2006 and 2007 Ohio Amateur titles.
Kokrak has 6 professional winnings, which include the eGolf Professional Tour. In 2010, he was the leading money winner. In 2011, he won his first Nationwide Tour for the Miccosukee Championship. He was also placed in the 4th position, which led him to earn an assured spot on the PGA Tour. By the same month, he also finished T5th at the Nationwide Tour Championship with $36,500.00 winnings. In 16 events that he had played, he earned a total of $338,092.00.
Since Kokrak is the first golfer from his hometown in 30 years, he was given recognition at the Trumbull Country Club. During the ceremony, he mentioned that he was introduced by his father to golf in the very same place he is standing. This was attended by more than 200 people, including former PGA Tour golfers Jerry McGee and Bob Lewis.
His first PGA Tour was in 2021 for the Sony Open in Hawaii, however, he only finished 75th. His first PGA Tour to finish at the Top 10 was the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, where he finished the 9th spot. He also entered at the Frys.com Open, where he finished 2nd place.
Because of his massive success, he was once featured in the March 2021 issue of Golf World magazine. This article had described Kokrak’s development from being a junior to a senior golf player. They have also featured his insights about equipment qualifications, principles, and influences.
His recent tournament was in the Colonial Country Club, where he won 2nd place.
T19 at 2018 PGA ChampionshipT17 at the 2020 US Open T26 at 2021 The Open Championship2006 and 2007 Ohio Amateur Champion