Jason Kokrak is an American professional golfer. Having turned professional in 2008, Kokrak plays on the PGA Tour. As of May 2021, he has won two events on PGA Tour, the 2020 CJ Cup at Shadow Creek, and the 2021 Charles Schwab Challenge. He previously played on Nationwide Tour and eGolf Professional Tour. He recorded 2 wins on Nationwide Tour and 4 wins on the eGolf Professional Tour. He has reached the career-high ranking of No. 24.
What is Jason Kokrak Famous For?
- Won the 2020 CJ Cup at Shadow Creek and the 2021 Charles Schwab Challenge.
Where is Jason Kokrak From?
Jason Kokrak was born on 22 May 1985. His birth place is in North Bay, Ontario in Canada. He holds American nationality. He was born to his father Kenneth Kokrak and his mother Theresa Marcotte Korkrak. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity.
Regarding his educational background, Kokrak attended JFK High School in Warren, Ohio. After high school, he attended Xavier University and graduated in 2007.
Jason Kokrak Career
- Kokrak started playing golf at an early age.
- His father introduced golf to him at Trumbull Country Club. He was only 9 years old when he started playing golf.
- at high school where he led his high school to the Ohio state championship as Division III medalist.
- After graduating from high school, he attended Xavier University, where he continued to play golf.
- During his college career, he won both the 2006 and 2007 Ohio Amateur titles.
- He led all players with a score of 137 during the 36-hole match play qualifier during the 2007 U.S. Amateur at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.
- He also competed in the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club in 2007. He came through sectional and regional qualifying.
- After graduating from Xavier, Kokrak turned professional in 2008.
- Kokrak recorded four victories on the eGolf Professional Tour.
- He was the leading money winner on the tour in 2010 after he won twice.
- He made it to the final round of qualifying School and earned conditional status on the Nationwide Tour.
- He won the Championship at St. James Plantation and the Donald Ross Championship in 2011.
- He finished second on the eGolf Tour’s money list despite playing in only three events.
- He won his first Nationwide Tour event, the Albertsons Boise Open in September 2011. He won by two strokes and earned $130,500.
- He won his second Nationwide Tour, the Miccosukee Championship in October 2011. He bagged $108,000 as the first prize.
- He finished the 2011 season with a T5th at the Nationwide Tour Championship with rounds of 67, 67, 75, and 75.
- He led the Nationwide Tour in 4th place earning $338,092 in 2011.
- His performance and results in 2011 earned him a place to compete on the PGA Tour in 2012.
- He made his PGA Tour debut in January 2012 at the Sony Open. He finished 75th.
- He recorded his first Top-10 finish on PGA Tour at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in February 2012. He had finished 9th.
- He tied for second place at the 2012 Frys.com Open, one stroke behind Jonas Blixt.
- He finished the 2012 season 119th on the money list.
- He scored a hole-in-one on the 409 yards par-4 5th hole at the McGladrey Classic Pro-Am in November 2013. It was only the second time in PGA Tour history that a player had scored a hole-i-one on a par-4.
- He opened with rounds of 68-64 for a 10-under-par total to hold the 36-hole lead at the Northern Trust Open by one stroke. This was the first time in his PGA Tour career he had held a 36-hole lead. He tied for second place.
- He tied for second at the Valspar Championship in 2019. It was his third career runner-up finish on Tour.
- He notched three top-10 finishes during the four-event PGA Tour Florida Swing in 2019.
- He won his first PGA Tour event at the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in October 2020.
- He won his second PGA Tour event, Charles Schwab Challenge in May 2021. With the win, he pursed $7,500,000 in the prize money.
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Jason Kokrak Wife
Jason Kokrak is a married man. He is married to Stephanie Kokrak. The two got married in 2015. The couple has two children together Declan James and Landon John.
The Kokrak family lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Jason Kokrak Height
Golfer Jason Kokrak stands at a height of 1.93 m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a body weight of 225 lbs i.e. 102 kg. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Jason Kokrak Net Worth
Jason Kokrak earns from his professional career as a golfer. Having turned professional in 2008, he currently plays on the PGA Tour. As of May 2021, the American golfer has earned over $16 million in prize money. His income comes from prize money and endorsements. His net worth is estimated at around $10 million at present.