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Golf: Poulter suffers injury scare ahead of British Open

Published on Jul 15, 2014 6:14 AM
British golfer Ian Poulter drives from the fourth tee box during a practice round the Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north-west England on July 14, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

HOYLAKE, United Kingdom (AFP) - Ian Poulter has suffered an injury scare with the start of the British Open at Royal Liverpool just days away.

European Ryder Cup star Poulter on Monday underwent an MRI scan on a wrist injury sustained during last week's Scottish Open in Aberdeen.

The 38-year-old Englishman, who finished second in the Open in 2008, expects to receive the results on Tuesday.

He said there is no evidence of a fracture, which suggests he may recover in time for the first round of the Open on Thursday.

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