29 Apr '17, 7pm

Ian Poulter has his PGA Tour card after all thanks to change in points system

Ian Poulter has his PGA Tour card after all thanks to change in points system

AVONDALE, La. – Do you remember Ian Poulter’s mad dash to retain his PGA Tour card? Great theater, was it not, with Poulter seemingly left on the outside looking in after missing the cut at the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio last week, his final opportunity to earn enough FedEx Cup points on his major medical extension to stay fully exempt. Well, Mr. Poulter, great news: The PGA Tour discovered some inequities in its new FedEx Cup points curve, has rejiggered its math, and has deemed that you, indeed, have a card for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. Congratulations. Brian Gay, who tied for sixth in each of his last two starts (RBC Heritage, Texas Open) secured a card last week by earning enough money in his major medical starts ($626,195) to equal or better 125 th place in 2015-16 PGA Tour earnings. But because he, too, was short on meeting his FedEx Cup points goal ...

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