In testing conditions Millbrook resident coaching professional Ben Gallie dominated the field shooting a course record 67 to win the Whitehaven Wines Marlborough Pro-am, five of New Zealand's best tour professionals Josh Geary, Michael Hendry, Tae Koh, Kieran Muir and Mark Hutson finished in a tie for second  two shots behind Ben who played at the in last group of the day and produced a ball striking exhibition in the strong spring wins around the challenging Fairhall course in Blenheim. 

Josh Geary wins the Nelson Pro-am
 Josh Geary Kicks off the PGA spring swing in style with a win at the Nelson Pro-am, in tough blustery conditions Josh played near flawless golf to take out the title with a six under par 65, the course was presented in fantastic condition which allowed for good scoring with Woonchul Na finishing in second one shot behind Josh with a five under par 66 and in a tie for third was Tae Koh and Daniel Hillier with four under par 67's. 
Today we are at the beautiful Parkland Marlborough Golf Club for the Whitehaven Wines MArlborough Pro-am