Ian Poulter withdraws from Wells Fargo Championship

Ian Poulter has withdrawn from the Wells Fargo Championship. (USATSI)
Ian Poulter has withdrawn from the Wells Fargo Championship. (USATSI)

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Late on Tuesday, Ian Poulter withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship citing "personal reasons." According to Golf Channel, he had actually already flown to Charlotte but decided to turn around and fly home shortly thereafter. 

I'm not buying the "personal reasons" schtick. Why? Because Poulter tweeted these two things a week ago:

On Tuesday, we posted this photo of the horrendous greens at Quail Hollow.

So basically, I don't believe the "personal reasons" excuse because I can put two and two together.

Poulter's Twitter account has been the source of quite a bit of angst of late. A short while before he tweeted about the greens at Quail Hollow, he tweeted this jewel:

The self-imposed ban lasted eight days.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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