Grillo leads Terra Cotta Invitational

NAPLES, Fla. (April 9, 2011) -- Emiliano Grillo, an 18 year-old from Argentina, shot a sparkling 67 in perfect weather Saturday to take the 2nd round lead of the prestigious Terra Cotta Invitational at 9-under 135.

One shot back, after a 3-under 69, is 32 year-old Nick Gilliam, former professional and winner of the 2001 NCAA Division I Individual National Championship while a member of the Florida Gators. Close on their heels are Patrick Reed, from Augusta, GA (a member of the reigning NCAA Div I National Champion Augusta State Jaguars) and Patrick Rodgers from Avon, Indiana (an AJGA star who will be attending Stanford in the fall).

Results For Terra Cotta Invitational Golf Tournament
1ArgentinaEmiliano GrilloArgentina70068-67-69--204
2INPatrick RodgersAvon, IN50067-71-67--205
3FLNick GilliamNewberry, FL40067-69-73--209
T4NYSean KellyStaten Island, NY40071-71-69--211
T4CAAnthony PaolucciDel Mar, CA40072-70-69--211

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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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