Ian Poulter - Profile

Ian Poulter: Solid record in the majors

Ian Poulter: Solid record in the majors

The Ryder Cup hero has three top threes in the majors, including a third in the 2012 US PGA.

* 12 European Tour wins. First at 2000 Italian Open.

* 2 World Golf Championship wins: 2010 Accenture Match Play Championship, 2012, HSBC Champions. One of just two Europeans to have won multiple WGC events.

* Career-high world ranking of No.5 in 2010. Has spent over 30 weeks in the top 10.

* Has played in four Ryder Cups (2004, 2008, 2010, 2006 and 2012). On winning side three times and has won all four singles matches. Leading points scorer at Valhalla in 2008 (4 out of 5) and Medinah 2012 (4 out of 4). Made five successive closing birdies to win Saturday afternoon fourballs at Medinah to change momentum of match.

* Launched his own clothing range in 2007, IJP Design.

* Has 1.64 million followers on Twitter. Only Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have more among fellow golfers.

* Two top 10s in the US PGA: 9th in 2006 and 3rd at Kiawah Island in 2012.

Player Details

  • Nationality: England
  • Date Of Birth: 10/01/1976
  • Birth Place: Hitchin, England
  • Height: 6ft 1
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2015 U.S. Open T54 72+73+69+77 291 3
2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial T5 65+67+68+70 270 -10
2015 The Players Championship T30 71+69+70+74 284 -4
2015 WGC - Cadillac Match Play T9 - - -
2015 RBC Heritage T18 69+70+67+70 276 -8
2015 RBC Heritage T18 69+70+67+70 276 276
Grand Slam History
US Masters T6T20-7T27T10T20
US Open T54T17T21T41-T47T18
The Open Championship --T3T9-T60-
US PGA Championship -T59T61T3T39-T19

Ian Poulter News

Rory McIlroy: The top seed at TPC Harding this week

Golf's elite on show for WGC

Ben Coley previews the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play, where he tips Zach Johnson and Ian Poulter to have a good week.

Fore right: Ian Poulter was off target in round three

Poulter rues poor third round

Ian Poulter rued a "frustrating" third round after being pipped to the Turkish Airlines Open title by Brooks Koepka.

Ian Poulter: Season hampered by injuries and poor form

Poulter focused on form

Ian Poulter does not want to let off-course issues distract him from his bid to rediscover his best form.


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