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:
DJ's 315 yard drive:
Nicolas Colsaerts was fourth with 314 yards:
Rory McIlroy was fifth, hitting it 313 yards:
More swings and leaderboard below:
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US Open winner Brooks Koepka was seventh with 311 yards:
Here is Hideki Matsuyama's effort:
Here's 2005 USPGA Champion Phil Mickelson giving it a rip:
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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