Auckland Professional, Jake Meenhorst has opened up the 2023 Pro Am season with a sizzling 66 in wet conditions at Whitford Park Golf Club for the $30,000 Cardinal Logistics Pro Am. in the 43 Professional field there is a packed leaderboard with players struggling in the soft conditions if their ball missed the fairway. Trailing behind Jake is a tightly packed leaderboard highlighted by 2017 NZ Open Winner Mike Hendry who shot a round of 67 and Q School Graduate, Stephen Oh shooting 68 in his Professional Debut.
Jake carded a mostly blemish free round of 6 Birdies and 1 Bogey on the way to his -5 66 and sees himself in good form trying to qualify for the 102nd New Zealand Open in March.
The 2nd and Final round in the two day Pro Am begins tomorrow morning with a dual shotgun start, with the leading scores teeing off at 1.00pm.