It was not a positive experience for Ian Poulter during the RBC Heritage event at Harbour Town held on Sunday where he threw away a chance to take home his first PGA Tour victory since 2012.
However, this was not the worst of it for the Poulter.
Poulter so far has been playing on a medical exemption after he suffered from a foot injury which saw him spend a large chunk of the 2016 season out on the sidelines and off the course.
Golfchannel.comsays to keep his Tour eligibility for the remaining part of the season, Poulter would really need to make $30,624 at the Valero Texas Open. Without this, the Englishman will struggle to get into any Tour events without exemptions from sponsors.
The Ryder Cup Star would have had nothing to worry about if he had finished at least one stroke better on Sunday. This would have ensured he met the earnings goal needed for him to retain his card. (more…)