OCALA, Fla. — Three players head into the weekend tied for first place with a six under-par 138 at the 98th Florida Amateur Championship conducted at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club and Ocala National Golf Club.
The Championship continues with 70 competitors advancing to play the final 36-holes at Golden Ocala on June 27-28.
Jimmy Jones, Ryan Orr, and Jake Kevorkian finished with a 36-hole total 138 to tie for first place. Jones held on to his first place position after posting a round two 70 on Golden Ocala. Jones fired three birdies on the front-nine and one on the back-nine to continue his exceptional play.
The highlight of the day occurred on hole number five at Ocala National Golf Club when Ryan Orr scored a hole-in-one to propel him into a stream of three birdies on the back-nine. Orr posted a consistent second round score of 69 to finish tied for first at 138.
Jake Kevorkian carded three birdies on both the front and back nine at Ocala National to shoot a second 69 for the tournament, six under-par two day total.
Tied for fourth place is Cristobal Del Solar and past Boys' Junior Champion, Jacob Kline with a total five under-par, 139. Del Solar tied for the low round of the day, 67, to move into contention.
The cut was made at five over-par, 149, and 70 players will fight for the Championship starting Saturday, June 27. The final 36 holes will be played at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club.
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