Poulter still on road to recovery

World No 25 Ian Poulter confessed yesterday he cannot burn the candle at both ends as he continues to recover from a bout of pneumonia.

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 12:00am

Poulter a long shot for two-in-a-row

Only one player has won back-to-back titles in this tournament's history. Today, Ian Poulter will attempt to make it two, as he tries to emulate Taiwanese Hsieh Yung-yo (1963-64).

The defending champion has put himself in a reasonable position after carding a three-under 67 yesterday, his best score this week following a 71 and 68 on the first two days.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Poulter loses his cool as putter deserts him

Englishman Ian Poulter was pretty in purple, from his chequered pants and sweater to his shoes. He turned a shade of blue after his round, snapping at the media in a post mortem of his 'disappointing' one-over 71.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

'Brotherly' Englishmen now must go head-to-head

Ian Poulter and Justin Rose described their partnership at the World Cup last weekend as 'almost brotherly', but it could be more Cain and Abel as the pair go head-to-head for the UBS Hong Kong Open title this week.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Tips few and far between for Rose

Much to his chagrin, Justin Rose has not been able to get much out of his Florida next-door neighbour and buddy Ian Poulter on how to win the UBS Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

30 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Serial heckler gets under the skin of prickly English golfer

English golfer Ian Poulter didn't have a particularly good Hong Kong Open this year and he seems to be laying the blame on a local heckler. Playing alongside Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy - who had a large contingent of Irish fans - Poulter openly accused the noisy gallery of disturbing him during his third round.

24 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Dubai success would top off good month

16 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

A little advice from the trenches

Ian Poulter has warned Rory McIlroy to expect battle fatigue as well as world-class fields when he makes the move to the PGA Tour next season.

The 20-year-old Northern Irishman is facing a gruelling schedule over the coming 12 months - something that the Englishman Poulter understands only too well, having played on both Tours since 2005.

12 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Fashion-conscious Xu shares lead with Zhou in season finale

Xu Qin and in-form Zhou Jun both shot three-under-par 69s to share the first-round lead in the Omega Championship, the China Tour's season-ending event at the Beijing Longxi Hotspring Golf Club.

Hong Kong-based Nick Redfern and Andy Zhou Xunshu, who both had their wives caddying for them, each carded 70 to lie joint-third with Wu Ligui.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Fine round gives Monty two reasons to smile

Like all Scotsmen, Colin Montgomerie's day started brilliantly yesterday. And it only got better.

23 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Pouting Poulter out of fashion at Fanling

Poor pouting Ian Poulter. Not only did the Ryder Cup star miss the cut, he then had to sit and endure others modelling a line of golf clothes at the sponsor's Ladies' Day function yesterday.

4 Dec 2004 - 12:00am