After a washout on Tuesday, the BWAC Regional Employment Services ALPG Pro-am resumed at 8 am this morning at Yamba Golf Club in a shotgun start format in breezy and cool conditions, and it was Canadian Kyla Inaba who emerged victorious after firing a super impressive three under par round of 70.
This mornings' conditions were a stark contrast to wet damp conditions faced by the players who had begun their rounds yesterday, with a stiff southeasterly breeze gusting up to 50kph.
Inaba has been a staunch supporter of the ALPG Tour for the past five years and was clearly delighted to be rewarded with her maiden ALPG and professional victory. "I have really enjoyed playing on the ALPG Tour, the camaraderie out here is fantastic and this win is really the icing on the cake for me"
The affable Canadian announced during her victory speech that this would be her final year of competing before heading back to Canada to embark on a career as a teaching professional.
Defending champion Sarah Kemp finished alone in second place after shooting a one-under-par round of 72 in the testing conditions, while Scot Michele Thomson, Englishwoman Sarah Jane Boyd and Chinese Olympian Xiyu Lin finished in a tie for third place after shooting one over par rounds of 74.
At the presentation, Kemp made a special presentation on behalf of Yamba Golf Club and the ALPG to Noel Galvin, the long-time pro-am sponsor for his support.
The ALPG Club Car Series heads up the M1 to McLeod Country Golf Club in Brisbane for the penultimate event of the season, the Seasons Aged Care Brisbane Invitational which will be held on 8th and 9th March
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For scores and final results click HERE