Jason Kokrak Wins USPGA Long Drive With 321 Yarder

The big-hitting American was the clear winner on Tuesday

USPGA Long drive

The American won the annual USPGA Championship with a 321 yard drive in wet conditions

Jason Kokrak Wins USPGA Long Drive With 321 Yarder

The USPGA Championship's annual Tuesday Long Drive Competition took place in wet conditions and American Jason Kokrak won with a 321 yarder.

The American carried it 320 yards with just a yard of run out on the Quail Hollow's par-5 10th hole.

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Kokrak's high draw was set early at 10.40am, but stood for the rest of the day.

Nobody could get close to Kokrak's huge drive:

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Tyrrell Hatton came second with 316 yards, whilst world number one Dustin Johnson was a yard shorter in third place.

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The leaderboard:

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DJ's 315 yard drive:

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Nicolas Colsaerts was fourth with 314 yards:

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Rory McIlroy was fifth, hitting it 313 yards:

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More swings and leaderboard below:

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US Open winner Brooks Koepka was seventh with 311 yards:

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Here is Hideki Matsuyama's effort:

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Here's 2005 USPGA Champion Phil Mickelson giving it a rip:

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Leaderboard Jason Kokrak — 321 yards Tyrrell Hatton — 316 yards Dustin Johnson — 315 yards Nicolas Colsaerts — 314 yards Rory McIlroy — 313 yards Justin Thomas — 312 yards Brooks Koepka — 311 yards James Hahn — 309 yards Marc Leishman — 305 yards

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

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