English golfer misses out on Q-School final after harsh penalty

Rules Of Golf

The rules of golf have struck again.

Young English golfer Gian-Marco Petrozzi has missed out on a place at the final stage of European Tour Q-School this week after being hit with a peculiar penalty at the end of Stage 2 on Monday

Gian Marco Petrozzi

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Playing at Las Colinas, the Staffordshire ace thought he had muscled his way into this week’s final stage at Lumine after having a strong finish to card a 65 in his fourth and final round.

Then things unravelled, as he explained on Twitter.

Petrozzi Explanation

Those extra two shots he was hit with dropped Petrozzi into a share of 32nd place – and agonisingly outside the places for this week’s final stage.

Ouch!

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