Six countries are represented by 32 professionals in the Tahiti International Open as picture perfect skies at the Green Pearl greeted the first round.

Young Queenslander, Blake Proverbs made the most of the ideal conditions shooting 6-under 64, his round was flawless with six birdies and no bogeys.

“After playing here last year I came with a plan. I was not as aggressive and that was key to me hitting 18 greens out there today," said Proverbs.

Proving experience is important on the island, a longtime supporter of the event Pieter Zwart is hot on the heels of the round one leader with an impressive 4-under 66.

Putting himself in a great position is Tim Stewart who has continued his great form of late with an opening round of 3-under 67.

Defending champion Dale Brandt-Richards got off to a steady start with an even par round.

The leading amateur was Morgan Dofour with 2-under 68.

Play is now underway for round two, for scores, visit