Warren JFK grad climbs leaderboard after strong 3rd round of the BMW Championship

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Jason Kokrak tees off on the 15th hole during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Jason Kokrak tees off on the 15th hole during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (WKBN) – Warren JFK grad Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 3rd round of the BMW Championship to jump into the Top 20 heading into the final round on Sunday.

Kokrak shot a 7-under, 65 on Saturday. For the tournament he sits at 10-under.

The former Eagle caught fire on the front nine, posting four birdies including three straight on 6, 7 and 8.

On the back, Kokrak hit three more birdies on 12, 15 and 17.

The round of 65 gives him two straight rounds in the 60’s after posting a 73 during the opening round Thursday.

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