In between cries of “get real” and “get in there” the essence of Ian Poulter is revealed. The cleanest striker of a golf ball Poulter is not, but on the greens he punches like Mike Tyson in his prime and on his day he is never out of the running. Today was just such a day.
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Friday 02 December 2011
Saturday 26 November 2011
Luke Donald yesterday allayed suspicions he would put his clubs away for the rest of the year when committing himself to play at Sun City next week. The world No 1 has not played for five weeks and in this time has experienced the death of his father and birth of his second daughter.
Thursday 17 November 2011
Same desert, different Sheikh. Tiger Woods has shown he is still prepared to stray if the money is right by moving his long affiliation from the Dubai Classic to the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Saturday 05 November 2011
England's 'forgotten man' shows signs of form after a slump down rankings caused by bizarre toe injury.
Saturday 22 October 2011
Anyone who ever doubted that Rory McIlroy (right) is his own man knows differently now. In a move which stunned the world of golf, the prodigious young Ulsterman dropped his manager, Chubby Chandler, to join his compatriot Graeme McDowell at a smaller agency.
Friday 30 September 2011
For 449 holes, 25 rounds, seven tournaments, more than 100 hours, Luke Donald was faultless. Yesterday the streak ended. An eight-footer stayed above ground here and for the first time in 11 weeks the world No 1 had three-putted. Oh, the shame of it.
Sunday 04 September 2011
Jamie Donaldson, still to taste European Tour success after 237 events over a decade, takes a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Omega European Masters in Switzerland.
Friday 19 August 2011
The prospect of Mick Easterby saddling a Group One winner at his big local meeting – in the colours, moreover, of Lee Westwood and Chubby Chandler – is too delicious for many to concern themselves with the odds against Hoof It in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York today. He certainly warrants a crack at an elite prize, after thriving so extravagantly in handicaps, and should cope with the return to five furlongs after travelling so powerfully over a sixth.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Mental training (and a belly putter) helped Keegan Bradley win the USPGA – Westwood and Donald take note, says James Corrigan
Monday 15 August 2011
The name is Keegan Bradley - not Bradley Keegan - and he is golf's newest major champion.
Monday 15 August 2011
America at last has another major champion champion to hail, although absolutely nobody in this vast country would have suspected that a Tour rookie would be their man. Young Keegan Bradley became just the second player since 1913 to win a major on his first attempt when prevailing in dramatic circumstances.
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