Sergio Garcia made an eagle, avoided an alligator and wound up in a share of the lead Thursday in the Honda Classic.
Garcia holed out an eight8-iron for eagle on the second hole and finished with a birdie for a five-under-par 65. Michael Thompson, who won the Honda Classic in 2013, also made birdie on the 18th for a 65.
They were one shot ahead of Rickie Fowler and William McGirt.
The biggest excitement for Garcia was on the par-four sixth hole, where he made his lone bogey.
His tee shot found the water left of the fairway, shallow enough for him to roll up his pants and try to play it out to the fairway. That part was easy. He looked over his shoulder because...