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Harry Potter actor Tom Felton collapses during Ryder Cup celebrity match

The actor Tom Felton was taken to hospital after a medical incident at the end of a celebrity match during the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits
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Harry Potter actor Tom Felton collapses during Ryder Cup celebrity match
  • Felton was taken to hospital after ‘medical incident’
  • Actor, 34, had been playing for Europe in celebrity tournament
Tom Felton receives medical attention at Whistling Straits
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Fri 24 Sep 2021 11.37 BST

Last modified on Fri 24 Sep 2021 11.52 BST

The actor Tom Felton was carried off a Wisconsin golf course on Thursday after appearing to collapse during a celebrity tournament ahead of the Ryder Cup.

Felton, who is best known for his role as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise, suffered an apparent medical emergency shortly after the conclusion of his match at Whistling Straits, which is hosting the Europe v United States golf showdown over the weekend.

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The PGA of America said in a statement: “In today’s Ryder Cup Celebrity Match, actor and musician Tom Felton experienced a medical incident on the course while participating for Europe. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No further details are available.”

Felton, who turned 34 on Wednesday, was pictured looking shaky and pale surrounded by fellow players, volunteers and tournament officials before being helped to his feet and laid on a golf cart. He was then driven away for further evaluation.

Felton was playing in a two-person scramble competition made up of sport and entertainment celebrities. He collapsed after playing 11 holes with teammate Teemu Selanne, a former professional ice hockey player.

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