The CJ Cup @ Shadow Creek R4

Jason Kokrak wins first PGA Tour title

October 15-18
Shadow Creek Golf Course, Las Vegas, Nevada
$9,750,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3




Jason Kokrak started his round in a four-way tie for second place, three shots behind overnight leader Russell Henley. He matched the best round of the tournament with an 8-under 64 on Sunday to win his first PGA Tour title in his 233rd tournament.


“I have played quite a few rounds here at Shadow Creek so I know the greens pretty well, I know the little intricacies of this place. Not like some of the local caddies, but it is definitely a place that I feel comfortable at,” said Kokrak, who is an ambassador for MGM Resorts, which owns Shadow Creek.

Kokrak birdied five of the first eights holes including four straight birdies and started the back nine with two more to take a two shot lead.



Xander Schauffele, also tied for second at the start of his round, birdied three of the opening five holes and joined Kokrak in the lead on the back nine.

Kokrak fired a 342 yard drive into the fairway on the 18th leaving him only a short iron to 25 feet, then two-putted for victory when Schauffele failed to match him.


“He pushed me along just as I was probably pushing him along, making a couple birdies here and there,” said Kokrak. “I think our better ball game would have been pretty decent today,”

“It was very nice to come up 18 and have a one‑shot lead. Xander’s a great player, he’s eighth in the world or something like that and a proven TOUR winner. To solidify my first win here against a great player like that makes it a little more special.”



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Kokrak and Schauffele were left to play alone when the third in their threesome, Jason Day, had to withdraw with a neck injury on the second hole. Day played the first three rounds with a stiff back and felt a twinge in his neck during his warmup. As he walked from the range to the putting green something clicked and his neck locked up. With no time for treatment he headed to the first tee but couldn’t play properly and withdrew.

“My back had been a little jammed up and hurting most of the week so I think maybe I did something to my neck while trying to compensate for that. Hopefully it won’t be too bad and I’ll be back next week. I’ve been swinging it really well just needed a few more putts. It just sucks to have it happen any time but especially when you have a chance to win.”




Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Jason Kokrak
-20
70
66
68
64
268
2
Xander Schauffele
-18
66
64
74
66
270
T3
Tyrrell Hatton
-17
65
68
73
65
271
T3
Russell Henley
-17
66
68
67
70
271
5
Talor Gooch
-16
70
65
69
68
204
6
Joaquin Niemann
-13
72
68
69
66
275
T7
Bubba Watson
-12
74
69
65
68
276
T7
Lanto Griffin
-12
70
68
66
72
204
9
Sebastián Muñoz
-11
71
70
67
69
277
10
Harris English
-10
75
66
69
68
278
11
Cameron Smith
-9
69
74
68
68
279
T12
Matthew Fitzpatrick
-8
69
68
72
71
280
T12
Viktor Hovland
-8
75
66
69
70
280
T12
Collin Morikawa
-8
71
65
71
73
280
T12
Ian Poulter
-8
69
70
73
68
280
T12
Justin Thomas
-8
72
66
68
74
280
T17
Mark Hubbard
-7
70
71
70
70
281
T17
Si Woo Kim
-7
69
74
69
69
281
T17
Ryan Palmer
-7
68
76
66
71
281
T17
Jon Rahm
-7
67
73
69
72
281
T21
Sergio Garcia
-6
71
70
72
69
282
T21
Harry Higgs
-6
72
67
70
73
282
T21
Danny Lee
-6
71
72
73
66
282
T21
Hideki Matsuyama
-6
70
68
70
74
282
T21
Rory McIlroy
-6
73
69
66
74
282
T21
Robby Shelton
-6
73
70
70
69
282
T21
Kevin Streelman
-6
68
70
72
72
282
T28
Abraham Ancer
-5
69
73
70
71
283
T28
Daniel Berger
-5
71
70
70
72
283
T28
Tyler Duncan
-5
67
71
72
73
283
T28
Rickie Fowler
-5
74
68
68
73
283
T28
Adam Hadwin
-5
75
69
69
70
283
T28
Brian Harman
-5
71
71
71
70
283
T28
Billy Horschel
-5
70
70
72
71
283
T28
Brooks Koepka
-5
74
68
68
73
283
T28
Shane Lowry
-5
72
74
70
67
283
T28
Richy Werenski
-5
74
68
70
71
283
T38
Patrick Cantlay
-4
71
72
74
67
284
T38
Joel Dahmen
-4
68
75
73
68
284
T38
Tom Hoge
-4
73
70
73
68
284
T38
Jordan Spieth
-4
74
74
69
67
284
T42
Byeong Hun An
-3
73
73
68
71
285
T42
Keegan Bradley
-3
75
70
68
72
285
T42
Cameron Champ
-3
74
69
74
68
285
T45
Sungjae Im
-2
78
69
72
67
286
T45
Kevin Kisner
-2
77
71
67
71
286
T45
Kevin Na
-2
76
66
73
71
286
T48
Hanbyeol Kim
-1
74
69
73
71
287
T48
Louis Oosthuizen
-1
70
73
74
70
287
T48
Carlos Ortiz
-1
72
71
72
72
287
51
J.T. Poston
E
78
70
71
69
288
T52
Seonghyeon Kim
1
77
70
69
73
289
T52
Matt Kuchar
1
76
68
74
71
289
T52
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
1
78
73
70
68
289
T52
Marc Leishman
1
73
71
70
75
289
T52
Justin Rose
1
74
72
68
75
289
T52
Scottie Scheffler
1
71
77
71
70
289
T52
Brendon Todd
1
77
73
70
69
289
T59
Tommy Fleetwood
2
77
71
72
70
290
T59
Jaekyeong Lee
2
77
76
71
66
290
T61
Corey Conners
3
77
70
72
72
291
T61
Andrew Landry
3
71
69
74
77
291
T61
Nick Taylor
3
71
74
72
74
291
64
Joohyung Kim
4
75
71
74
72
292
T65
Jim Herman
6
78
69
72
75
294
T65
Mackenzie Hughes
6
73
75
69
77
294
T65
Brendan Steele
6
73
79
73
69
294
T65
Michael Thompson
6
75
77
74
68
294
T69
Paul Casey
7
75
77
67
76
295
T69
Dylan Frittelli
7
74
72
74
75
295
71
Jeongwoo Ham
8
79
71
70
76
296
72
Gary Woodland
9
73
75
78
71
297
73
Matthew Wolff
11
80
73
69
77
299
74
Adam Long
12
78
72
72
78
300
75
Sung Kang
13
73
71
82
75
301
76
Alex Noren
17
77
73
79
76
305
77
Tae Hee Lee
18
75
75
82
74
306
WD
Jason Day
E
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