Ian Poulter lost his status on Friday at the Valero Texas Open. Ian Poulter formally lost his fully-exempt PGA Tour status on Friday when he missed the cut at the Valero Texas Open, leaving him short of fulfilling the requirements of a major medical extension on which his card hinged. The 41-year-old took time off last year from the Tour to rest an injured foot, and, upon his return, was given 10 starts by the PGA Tour to earn enough money to make up the gap between his 2015-16 earnings and what the player who finished 125th on last season’s money list made.
This is a tough time for Tiger Woods fans. OK, really tough. Just four months after an uplifting 24-birdie performance at the Hero World Challenge, Woods essentially announced he was out for the remainder of the 2016-17 PGA Tour season as he underwent a fourth back surgery. And after so many setbacks, Woods’ future in golf looks pretty bleak. Add Hank Haney to those forecasting less-than-rosy times ahead. The former Woods instructor was conducting his daily SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio show Friday when he got to talking about the 41-year-old. One thought-provoking insight from Haney? Woods really may not have a desire to play competitive golf again. “I don’t believe Tiger is that enthralled by this
April 21 (UPI) -- Rickie Folwer is finally back from his Bahamas trip, just in time to hang out with Justin Bieber in South Florida. The duo was spotted Wednesday at Jupiter's Gauanbanas Island Restaurant and Bar. Several onlookers managed to snap pictures while they ate. Two men wearing black suits, presumably bodyguards, joined Bieber and Fowler for the meal. Fowler is currently ranked No. 9 in the Official World Golf Rankings. He finished tied for No. 11 at the 2017 Masters Tournament. Bieber has a concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Panama City, Panama. Bieber and Fowler were also spotted hanging out during the Fourth of July. Fowler has had quite the layoff since the Masters wrapped up on April