13 Jan 2009

Poulter to have vision corrected

10:35 am on 13 January 2009

The British golfer Ian Poulter has withdrawn from this week's Abu Dhabi Championship in order to have corrective eye surgery.

The 33-year-old British Open runner-up has been having problems with his vision in fading light.

He is expected to be out of action for about three weeks.