Kokrak Secures PGA TOUR Card

Kokrak is the first player in program history to play on the PGA TOUR
 
Kokrak is the first player in program history to play on the PGA TOUR
 

Oct. 31, 2011

CINCINNATI - Former Xavier men's golf standout Jason Kokrak earned another program first this past weekend when he secured his PGA TOUR card by finishing at four-under par for a tie for fifth at the Nationwide Tour Championship in Charleston, S.C. (67-67-75-75--284).

By finishing fifth, Kokrak was still able to retain his position as fourth on the money list (the top 25 on the Nationwide Tour money list earn PGA TOUR privileges for the following season. Kokrak is the first golfer in school history to earn this distinction.

The Warren, Ohio native finished the season ranked first on the Nationwide Tour in driving distance, second in birdie average and par breakers, third in scoring average and fourth in all-around ranking and money leaders.

Kokrak's interview following the third round can be viewed here. Additionally, the PGA TOUR did a feature about Jason here.

You can watch Kokrak's approach on No. 14 in the third round of the Nationwide Championship by clicking here.


 

 

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