Harry Bateman was pure class today and scorched around the Mount Maunganui course today in 64 strokes. Bateman had nine birdies and a solitary bogey at the par three 14th hole to clinch the Mondiale Order of Merit for 2017. With five wins and three second placings he finished ahead of Mark Brown and third place was Gareth Paddison. The Latitude 37 Bar and Restaurant sponsored the Mount Maunganui Pro am today and the course was presented in excellent condition as the scores reflected.Harry Batemans score of 64 was only one stroke ahead of Jared Pender and Pieter Zwart on 65 and Sam An  and Victor Janin on 66. There were another six players on 67.