Quartet selected for South American championship

Four players will represent England in the 2019 South American Amateur Championship in Chile.

They are Georgina Blackman of Essex, Emily Brennan of Staffordshire, Billy McKenzie of Hampshire (pictured) and Tom Plumb of Somerset.

The championship takes place at Club de Golf Los Leones from 10-13 January.

The players

Georgina Blackman, 22, (Chelmsford) is the English women’s amateur champion and played for England in the women’s Home Internationals. She also reached the last 16 in the 2018 British women’s amateur.

Emily Brennan, 19, (Trentham) won the girls’ title at the Faldo Series Grand Final and was runner-up in the St Rule Trophy in Scotland. She also reached the semi-finals of the English women’s match play championship.

Billy McKenzie, 24, (Rowlands Castle) is the Spanish amateur champion and tied 9th in the Lytham Trophy. He was in England’s winning team for the international against France.

Tom Plumb, 19, (Yeovil) was third in the West of England open, fourth in the Scottish men’s open and fifth in the Lytham Trophy. He was a member of England’s winning team at the men’s Home Internationals.

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