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
2017 BMW PGA Championship T98 - - -
2017 AT&T Byron Nelson T35 70+71+68+69 278 -2
2017 The Players Championship T2 72+67+71+71 281 -7
2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans T32 69+66+71+69 275 -13
2017 Valero Texas Open CUT 75+71 146 2
2017 RBC Heritage T11 66+68+69+73 276 -8
Grand Slam History
US Masters --T6T20-7T27
US Open --T54T17T21T41-
The Open Championship --CUT-T3T9-
US PGA Championship ---T59T61T3T39

Ian Poulter News

Ian Poulter is hoping to end a three-year wait without a tournament win

Poulter reveals first tee nerves

Ian Poulter admitted to feeling an unusual pressure ahead of his opening round at the British Masters in Woburn.

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.


WATCH: Poulter's putting tips

WATCH: Poulter's putting tips

Ian Poulter demonstrates his putting routine and shares his guidance on how to improve your performance on the greens.



Ahead of his title defence at Wentworth, we relive Chris Wood's 2016 victory at the BMW PGA Championship.

BMW PGA: Ways to watch

BMW PGA: Ways to watch

The BMW PGA Championship takes place at Wentworth this week, with extended coverage live on Sky Sports.