Hilleard and Petrozzi to challenge in Colombia

Josh Hilleard

 Internationals Josh Hilleard and Gian-Marco Petrozzi will represent England in this week’s Fedegolf 70 Years Cup in Colombia.

The 72-hole international team championship will be played at Los Lagartos Golf Club in Bogota from September 1-4.

Josh Hilleard, 21, (Farrington Park, Somerset), won the West of England Championship, the Berkhamsted Trophy, the Faldo Series Wales Championship and the Hampshire Salver in April. He was joint top-scorer when England beat France at Formby, was in England’s winning team at the Costa Ballena Quadrangular Tournament and represented England in the men’s Home Internationals. (Image © Leaderboard Photography)

Gian-Marco Petrozzi, 19, (Trentham) reached the Amateur Championship matchplay and was fourth in the Brabazon Trophy, where he shot the championship low score of seven-under 65 in the final round. He tied ninth in the European amateur, third in the Duncan Putter, eighth in the Dutch Open and was 10th in the Lytham Trophy. He also represented England in the Men’s Home Internationals.