Ian Poulter loses PGA Tour card following Valero Texas Open disappointment


Ian Poulter has misplaced his PGA Tour card after lacking the minimize on the Valero Texas Open.

The Ryder Cup favorite, a two-time winner on tour, wanted to financial institution not less than £23,905 by ending within the high 30 however he was unable to make it to the weekend.

Poulter, 41, has been taking part in on a medical exemption following a foot operation final 12 months however, with that expiring, he wanted to earn his card.

A primary spherical of three over left him dealing with an uphill problem and Friday’s one-under 71 was not sufficient to maintain him within the combine.

He managed 4 birdies within the entrance 9 but additionally made three bogeys to stifle his momentum.

Poulter, who has a highest end of 11th this season, should still be seen at PGA occasions however will now require invites if he’s to seem on the PGA circuit.

Tweeting after his spherical, Poulter wrote:

Responding to at least one message of assist from a fan, he added: “I guess the road needs re tarmacking after a good few miles. A career isn’t a career without the odd bump along they way.”