Jorge Garcia fires 64 to lead at Terra Cotta
Jorge Garcia
Jorge Garcia

NAPLES, Fla. — Two University of Florida commits for the 2015-2016 season are pacing the field at Naples National Golf Club, with Venezuelan Jorge Garcia posting 64 on day one of the Terra Cotta Invitational to lead Sam Horsfield of England by two.

Garcia went bogey-free on Friday to edge his future teammate by a couple strokes. The No. 11-ranked junior in the world had a hot front nine (30) including four birdies in a row from holes 2 to 5. Horsfield, this year's New Year's Invitational winner, made just as many birdies as Garcia (8) but squeezed in two bogeys to post 66.

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Horsfield holds second place by a shot over 2014 South Beach International Amateur winner Gabriel Lench, a Liberty University commit, and Kaito Onishi, an Irvine high school sophomore originally from Japan.

Fifteen players are under par after the opening round, and another nine are at even-par 72.

Defending champion Davis Riley, an Alabama commit, shot two-under par and is tied for eighth. This 54-hole championship concludes Sunday.

Results For Terra Cotta Invitational Golf Tournament
1VenezuelaJorge GarciaVenezuela70064-68-70=202
2MSDavis RileyHattiesburg, MS50070-72-71=213
T3OHBill WilliamsonCincinnati, OH40072-74-68=214
T3CABryson DeChambeauClovis, CA40071-74-69=214
T5Chinese TaipeiChun An YuChinese Taipei40073-75-67=215

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ABOUT THE Terra Cotta Invitational

Former match play event was changed in 2006 to a 54-hole stroke play event with no cut. Caddies are required. A Sponsor/Contestant tournament is held before the event.

The Terra Cotta is an invitational. However, they do encourage applications and players can submit their golf resume for consideration.

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