XU grad Kokrak finding PGA success

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Those tuning in to this weekend’s PGA Tour Genesis Open in California saw Dustin Johnson run away with the tournament en route to becoming the No. 1 player in the world. Look closely at the leaderboard, though, and you’d also see former Xavier men’s golf player Jason Kokrak (’07), who went into the weekend in the top 10 after shooting 67- 70 and continued the strong play into a T-22 finish at the event and his fourth top-25 finish of the young Tour season. After playing a few PGA Tour events from time to time, … Continue reading XU grad Kokrak finding PGA success

Mcllroy captures PGA crown

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The PGA Tour’s Tour Championship concluded on Sunday, as the final event of the year-long $10 million FedEx Cup was won by Rory McIlroy. The final weekend poses a variety of scoring questions due to the confusing nature of the points system, leaving the Golf Channel to create a so-called “FedEx Cup points expert” on call throughout its broadcast to make it seemingly easier to understand for the casual viewer. Through all the confusion of FedEx Cup math, one fact is constant: if you begin the Tour Championship in the top five, all you must … Continue reading Mcllroy captures PGA crown