Judy Langford a class above to claim 2017 ladies Inland Tournament

SUPER CONSISTENT: Wodonga's Judy Langford took out the 2017 Inland Tournament ladies championship at Albury's Commercial Club Golf Resort. Pictures: SIMON BAYLISS
SUPER CONSISTENT: Wodonga's Judy Langford took out the 2017 Inland Tournament ladies championship at Albury's Commercial Club Golf Resort. Pictures: SIMON BAYLISS

Judy Langford is the 2017 Commercial Club Golf Resort Albury Inland Tournament ladies champion.

The Wodonga golfer fired a two-day total of 166 to finish three clear of runner-up Di Rodgers on 169.

Silvia Reid was the handicap champion, posting a total of 146 net across her Wednesday and Thursday rounds.

Rodgers also finished as the handicap runner-up with 149 net.

The B grade event was a stableford format with Sue Barber reaching 72 points to defeat runner-up Maria Delaney on 68.

C grade was also a stableford and was taken out by Lois Clarke on 65 points, ahead of Kath McIntosh on 58.

WELL HIT: Gale Howard sends one down the middle during the final round of the ladies championship at the 2017 Inland Tournament.

WELL HIT: Gale Howard sends one down the middle during the final round of the ladies championship at the 2017 Inland Tournament.

The opening 18 holes saw Silvia Reid card the round of the day in A grade with a 72 net.

Di Rodgers posted 74 to finish second, while Tina Cook grabbed third with a 76 net.

Wednesday’s B grade stableford winner was Sue Barber on 36 points, with Maria Delaney (35 points) and Helen Spears (33 points) close behind.

Jenny Thomas was the standout in C grade on day one with 34 points, Lois Clarke finished on 33 points, while Trudy Pressnell rounded out the top-three with a points total of 30.

Silvia Reid capped off an excellent tournament with the top score in the A grade handicap again on Thursday.

She posted a net 74 to finish a shot clear of Tina Cook and Melinda McDonald on 75 net.

Jeanette Knoble led the stableford scoring in B grade with 38 points, holding off Helen Foster (37 points) and Sue Barber (36 points).

Lois Clarke took out the stableford for C grade on Thursday with 32 points on a count back from Kath McIntosh.

Jeanette Vaughan claimed third place with 30 points.

Captain Angela Lee was delighted with the response to the tournament which attracted 57 players on Wednesday and 66 on Thursday.

“Golfers played on a picture perfect course and the conditions were excellent,” Lee said.

“Even though it was a hot couple of days, everyone survived.”

The Inland Tournament moves onto the open stableford on Friday.

Action continues on the weekend with open two-person ambrose on Saturday and finishes with the men’s 27-hole championship on Sunday.