POULTER Ian

Ian POULTER

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Biography

ResidenceOrlando, Florida, USA; Milton Keynes, England
AttachmentWoburn G&CC
Date of Birth:10/01/1976
Place of BirthHitchin, England
Height & Weight6ft 1¾in 13st 7lbs (185cm 86kgs)
FamilyWife: Katie (m. 2007); Children: Aimee-Leigh (2002), Luke (2004), Lilly-Mai, (2009), Joshua (2012)
InterestsAll ball sports, Arsenal FC, cars
Web Sitewww.ianpoulterdesign.com
Turned Pro1994 (4)
Qualifying School(1996), (97), (98), 99*

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Biography

Took up the game at the age of four when dad, Terry, a single figure handicapper, gave him a cut-down three wood. Turned pro in 1996 an d played the Challenge Tour in 1999, winning in the Ivory Coast before progressing to the European Tour via Qualifying School. He was victorious in Italy in his debut season, winning the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year in 2000. Since then, he has won a further 12 times on the European Tour – including two World Golf Championships events – amassed numerous Major Championship top tens (including a runner-up at The 2008 Open Championship) and been nicknamed Mr Ryder Cup for his fearsome performances in the biennial clash. Renowned for having a passion for fashion and flair, and his love of Arsenal FC, he has four children with wife Kate and lives mainly in Orlando, Florida.rter of Arsenal FC.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins12
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR54
Race To Dubai66
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,019,635 (2010)

Teams

Professional Ryder Cup 2004 (winners), 08, 10 (winners), 12 (winners), 14 (winners) World Cup 2001, 07, 08, 09, 11 Seve Trophy 2003 (winners), 05 (winners), 11 (winners) EURASIA CUP 2016 (winners)

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