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Fears for Harry Potter actor Tom Felton as he collapses during celebrity round of golf


There were fears for the health of Harry Potter actor Tom Felton tonight after he appeared to collapse during a celebrity round of golf ahead of the Ryder Cup.

The actor, who turned 34 on Wednesday, was pictured being held up by colleagues and looking unwell on the course in Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, earlier today.

Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy in the wizarding film franchise, was surrounded by concerned onlookers during the session in advance of the competition between Europe and the United States, which tees off on Friday.

He was joined on the course by fellow stars Teemu Selanne, Mandy Rose, Toni Kukoc, Mike Eruzione, Stephanie Szostak, A.J. Hawk, Dan Jansen, Alessandro Del Piero, Kelly Slater and Sasha Vujacic.

After receiving immediate attention he was then laid down on a cart and driven away for further treatment. 

The PGA of America said the actor had experienced a ‘medical incident’ and was sent to a ‘local hospital for treatment’.

There were fears for the health of Harry Potter actor Tom Felton tonight after he appeared to collapse during a celebrity round of golf ahead of the Ryder Cup 

The actor, 34, was pictured being held up by colleagues and looking unwell on the course in Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, earlier today.

The actor, 34, was pictured being held up by colleagues and looking unwell on the course in Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, earlier today. 

Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy in the wizarding film franchise, was surrounded by concerned onlookers during the session in advance of the competition between Europe and the United States, which tees off on Friday

Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy in the wizarding film franchise, was surrounded by concerned onlookers during the session in advance of the competition between Europe and the United States, which tees off on Friday 

He was joined on the course by fellow stars Teemu Selanne, Mandy Rose, Toni Kukoc, Mike Eruzione, Stephanie Szostak, A.J. Hawk, Dan Jansen, Alessandro Del Piero, Kelly Slater and Sasha Vujacic

He was joined on the course by fellow stars Teemu Selanne, Mandy Rose, Toni Kukoc, Mike Eruzione, Stephanie Szostak, A.J. Hawk, Dan Jansen, Alessandro Del Piero, Kelly Slater and Sasha Vujacic

After receiving immediate attention he was then laid down on a cart and driven away for further treatment

After receiving immediate attention he was then laid down on a cart and driven away for further treatment 

Actor Tom Felton is helped after collapsing on the 18th hole during a practice day at the Ryder Cup

Actor Tom Felton is helped after collapsing on the 18th hole during a practice day at the Ryder Cup

Tom Felton is attended to after collapsing during the celebrity matches ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Tom Felton is attended to after collapsing during the celebrity matches ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Staff and colleagues helped the Harry Potter star to his feet following the incident on Thursday afternoon in Wisconsin

Staff and colleagues helped the Harry Potter star to his feet following the incident on Thursday afternoon in Wisconsin

Actor Tom Felton receives medical attention following an incident during a practice round on the Ryder Cup course

Actor Tom Felton receives medical attention following an incident during a practice round on the Ryder Cup course

Tom Felton is carted off the course after collapsing during the celebrity matches ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Tom Felton is carted off the course after collapsing during the celebrity matches ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Tom Felton plays his shot on the first hole during the celebrity matches ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Tom Felton plays his shot on the first hole during the celebrity matches ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Felton (second-left, alongside Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint) played villain Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise

Felton (second-left, alongside Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint) played villain Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise

The episode happened a day after his 34th birthday. On Wednesday he wrote on Instagram: ’33 years done – good lord it’s been so much fun getting here – yet, somehow, I still feel the best is yet to come – thank you all for your love , support & sense of humour – let’s keep a good thing going – to the next 33 xx.’ 

Felton was just 14 years old when the first Harry Potter movie came out but soon became a global star.

Late last year amid the coronavirus pandemic he put together a virtual cast reunion for the Harry Potter films including Jason Isaacs who played his character’s father, Lucius Malfoy.

Then in December he filmed himself watching the first Harry Potter movie became visibly emotional, telling himself to ‘Keep it together.’

Earlier this year he posted an Instagram clip of himself watching the movie and excitedly spotting his grandfather’s cameos.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone and its sequels, based on the global smash book series by JK Rowling, catapulted its child stars to global fame.  

In 2016, Felton was seen puffing on a a suspicious-looking cigarette while enjoying a break in Hawaii

In 2016, Felton was seen puffing on a a suspicious-looking cigarette while enjoying a break in Hawaii

In 2016, Felton was seen puffing on a  a suspicious-looking cigarette while enjoying a break in Hawaii 

High spirits: The duo looked to be thoroughly enjoying themselves as they went out their fun day

High spirits: The duo looked to be thoroughly enjoying themselves as they went out their fun day

High spirits: The duo looked to be thoroughly enjoying themselves as they went out their fun day in March 2016



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