Ian Poulter needed to make around $31,000 this weekend at the Valero Texas Open to keep his PGA Tour card as it was the final stop on 10-tournament Major Medical extension.
Unfortunately, the 41-year-old Englishman missed the cut and will therefore lose his status as a regular PGA Tour player.
Golf Digest notes that Poulter is a very rich man and should be just fine.
Of course, Poulter will be just fine. The Englishman has made more than $36 million in career earnings, and he’ll be an attractive candidate for sponsor’s exemptions the rest of the year. Poulter will also play in next week’s new team event at the Zurich Classic with fellow veteran Geoff Ogilvy.
Golf is a Funny Game
Poulter was quoted by the PGA Tour media after his round, and reflected on his situation.
Ian Poulter discusses his future now that he's done with Major Medical extension pic.twitter.com/6hAAO2yEBZ
— Mike McAllister (@PGATOUR_mikemc) April 21, 2017
Credit: PGA Tour