The top 25 finishers in the six-round competition will earn tour cards for 2008.
Lickliter, a two-time tour winner, played his first two rounds at the Crooked Cat and Panther Lake courses at Orange County National Golf Center, and broke both course records.
He was at 20-under-par 124. His closest pursuers were Brandon De Jonge and Jason Allred, both at 11-under-par 133.
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