Tim Hart has continued his strong Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series form at the GC Celebrity Pro-Am, firing 5-under in the morning field of round two to sit equal in second place on 6-under the card.
Starting his round from the first tee, an eagle on the 2nd hole set Hart up for a strong morning while a further six birdies saw him climb to sit two shots behind overnight leader Deyen Lawson.
“I played well and just took advantage of the par-5s,” said the big-hitting Hart.
“I still made a few mistakes here and there but it was good to make some birdies and play well.
“I had an eagle on the 2nd; I hit a good shot in there with a 4-iron pretty close and tapped that one in so it was a good start.”
Conditions improved overnight to dry out the Lakelands Golf Club course while players were greeted with clearing clouds and sunny skies.
“It was pretty easy this morning and there wasn’t much of a breeze,” Hart continued.
“I probably ended up hitting four or five holes into the breeze so I think I took advantage but we’ll see how the afternoon field goes.”
With the afternoon field still to play a good result at the GC Celebrity Pro-Am would be significant for the Queenslander.
“It would be really good,” said Hart.
“I’ve been playing well for the last few weeks so it’s good to continue that.”
“It’s just good to get an early start and take advantage of the conditions so we’ll see how it ends up.”
Rick Kulacz also made the most of good conditions on the Gold Coast, recording a score of 4-under in round two to sit tied alongside a logjam of players in fourth place.
The afternoon field is now underway at Lakelands Golf Course to determine the winner of the Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series’ GC Celebrity Pro-Am.
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