Eddie Pepperell is targeting a successful defense of his title in the Betfred British Masters after confirming he will join his friend, tournament host Tommy Fleetwood, in the field at Hillside Golf Club from May 9-12.
Pepperell is just three days younger than Fleetwood and the pair grew up playing junior and amateur golf together, before latterly going on to enjoy multiple victories on the European Tour.
Both players are now ranked inside the top 40 on the Official World Golf Ranking – Fleetwood ranked 13th and Pepperell 40th – and are increasingly popular personalities among fans.
Pepperell claimed the biggest victory of his career to date in the British Masters at Walton Heath last October, just two weeks after Fleetwood made a memorable Ryder Cup debut in Paris, winning four points alongside Francesco Molinari against the United States.
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