Jason Kokrak starred in a peculiar episode during the second day of the Travelers tournament, on the PGA Tour. american golfer he was disqualified once he did not finish the last hole he was playing. From the 9th tee (he had started the day from the 10th and therefore would finish the course on the 9th), he left the ball 38 meters from the flag.
Without being a complicated blow, Kokrak, who He already knew that he was not going to make the tournament cut, he sent the ball beyond the green, towards where the spectators were and ended up out of bounds. The American, a three-time winner of a PGA Tour tournament, decided not to continue playing. He gave up dropping. He left the field. He got in the car and disappeared.
The PGA Tour announced his disqualification “for failing to record a score on his last hole and subsequently failing to return the scorecard.” There are those who took advantage of this incident to link it to the rumors that place Kokrak on the way to LIV Golf. But immediately another explanation was given for this event: I didn’t want to delay the group of players who came from behind and, since he was going to miss the cut anyway, he didn’t want to waste time searching for the ball and dropping it.
The American Xander Schauffele with a card of 63 hits, seven under par, as he had already done in the opening round, is the leader of the Travelers with -14 and five shots ahead of his first pursuers, the Americans Patrick Cantlay, Harris English, Nick Hardy and Kevin Kisner and by the Australian Cameron Davis.