Harry Potter star Tom Felton suffers ‘medical incident’ at golf tournament

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Harry Potter star Tom Felton suffers ‘medical incident’ at golf tournament


Tom Felton was swept away on an American golf course after appearing to collapse during a celebrity tournament.

The Harry Potter star, who celebrated his 34th birthday on Wednesday, was competing in a two-man scrambling competition of sports and entertainment celebrities ahead of the Ryder Cup.

Shortly after the conclusion of his match at Whistling Straits, where the golf showdown between Europe and the United States will take place this weekend, he appeared shaky and pale.

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Felton was taken off the course in a golf cart. Photo: AP

Surrounded by other players, volunteers and officials, he was helped up and taken to a golf cart for a medical evaluation.

The PGA of America said in a statement: “During today’s Ryder Cup Celebrity Game, actor and musician Tom Felton suffered a medical incident on the course while competing for the Europe.

“He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

“No further details are available. “

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Felton, pictured in 2016, played villainous Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films

Felton had played alongside Olympian Dan Jansen and hockey players Teemu Selanne and Mike Eruzione.

Previously, he had delighted Harry Potter fans in the crowd by briefly pretending to use his golf club as a broomstick.

Felton played the role of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films for over a decade.

Malfoy was Harry Potter’s cunning wizarding rival in the popular saga based on JK Rowling’s novels.

Born in Britain, Felton was also in the movie From The Rough, which tells the story of the first woman to coach a Division I men’s golf team.

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