The first round of the 83rd Sherman Invitational is in the books.

Lynn Haven, FL--To the links and round one of the 83rd Sherman Invitational now in the books, as 164 Golfers in 6 flights took to the Panama country club course starting at 7:30 Friday morning. Let's start on the par 5 9TH, Matt Johnson hitting his third shot within a couple feet to set up a birdie putt, Same group, Jake Rouse follows suit with his third shot, chipping right next to Johnson for a birdie attempt...
Rouse comes up and nails his short birdie try...as does Johnson, who finishes the day at four under 68, good for a share of first with past Champ Mike Riley, Bob Mathers shoots 69 and defending champ Zach Primavera a one under 71. The tournament continues Saturday and Sunday.