Ting was solid from the start, with birdies on holes 1 and 3 before making a double bogey on 8 for his only mistake of the day.
He added two more birdies on the back (11 and 18) to finish strong.
“My putting and my irons were good today except for one bad hole. I hit my driver to the right and then chunked my next shot and three-putted, so I was really upset with that … but otherwise everything was really good,” said Ting.
“I hope I can finish inside the top 10 this week because I’m feeling really good, and I’m looking forward to playing well. That would be great.”
With over a dozen events across the country annually, the PGA Tour Series-China offers homegrown golfers the chance to test themselves against international competition, with the ultimate goal of earning a berth on the Korn Ferry Tour (formerly Web.com Tour), a stepping stone to the main PGA Tour.