Matt Every WDs from Barbasol with heart complications, reportedly throws putter in pond

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Matt Every suffered an early fate at the Barbasol Championship.

He did reportedly outlast his putter, though.

Every withdrew after 10 holes Friday in the PGA Tour’s opposite-field event at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, with what the PGA Tour initially announced as a back injury. However, the reason for Every’s withdrawal was later corrected to “heart complications.”

It is unknown what specific heart issues Every was having; the Tour veteran has battled anxiety issues in the past. He opened his tournament in 3-under 69 on Thursday before playing his next 10 holes in 5 over. He didn’t make a par on Friday, carding six bogeys, three birdies and a double.

Full-field scores from the Barbasol Championship

One of those birdies, at No. 18 (Every started on the back), came with a wedge. Every is pictured not using his putter on the hole, and Monday Q Info reported that Every had deposited his flatstick in a pond on the previous hole.

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Every has now missed 18 straight PGA Tour cuts dating to last summer’s Wyndham Championship. He’s only made one cut worldwide in 18 starts this year.