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
2014 Deutsche Bank Championship T4 67 67 -5
2014 The Barclays - 72+72 144 2
2014 US PGA Championship T59 68+73+71+72 284 0
2014 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational T52 73+73+70+71 287 7
2014 The Open Championship - 73+74 147 3
2014 Scottish Open T103 73+74 147 5
Grand Slam History
US Masters T21-7T27T10T20T25
US Open T17T21T41-T47T18-
The Open Championship -T3T9-T60-2
US PGA Championship T59T61T3T39-T19T31

Ian Poulter News

Ian Poulter: Satisfactory start at Valhalla

Poulter content with 68

Ian Poulter believes he is starting to find his form after opening with a round of 68 at the US PGA Championship.

Ian Poulter during a practice round at Hoylake on Monday

Poulter given the all-clear

Ian Poulter has been cleared to play at the Open Championship after scans revealed no serious damage to his wrist.

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Italian Open preview

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McGinley's dilemma

McGinley's dilemma

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