Coleman Senior: Tim Jackson takes lead
Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (April 25, 2014) -- Tim Jackson shot the round of the day and took over the lead after two rounds at the 2014 George L. Coleman Senior Invitational.

Jackson followed his first-round 73 with a 3-under 68 and now leads by a shot over Chip Lutz and first-round co-leader Bryan Norton.

Jackson, from Germantown, Tenn., was second at last year's Coleman Senior and reached the final 32 of the U.S. Mid-Amateur.

Lutz and Norton aren't far behind. Lutz followed his first-round 70 with a 73 on Friday while Norton, who was co-leader alongside defending champion Paul Simson with a 69 on Thursday, shot 74.

Simson shot a 77 in Round 2 and slipped back into a fifth-place tie.

The George L. Coleman Invitational is one of the year's top events. Played at the Donald Ross-designed Seminole Golf Club, the Coleman features a loaded field featuring many of the world's top mid-amateurs and seniors.

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ABOUT THE Coleman Senior Invitational

Senior Division of one of the very best amateur events all year long played on the last great private course designed by Donald Ross. The course, not long by today's standards, lies hard by the Atlantic Ocean. Oceanic winds and very fast greens give this course teeth. Ben Hogan once said 'If you can play Seminole, you can play any course in the world.'

The tournament is a 54-hole stroke play invitational that draws an elite field of mid-amateurs and seniors.

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