Ian Poulter

Ian Poulter

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 189 (86 kg)
Age: 44 (January 10, 1976)
Birthplace: Stevenage, England
Residence: Buckinghamshire, England; Orlando, Florida
Family: Wife, Katie; Aimee-Leigh, Luke James, Lily Mai, Joshua James

Education: Barclay School
Special Interests: Cars, all ball sports
Turned Professional: 1995
City plays from: Woburn, England


Exempt Status


Tournament winner (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (3):
2010 (1) World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. 2012 (1) World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions. 2018 (1) Houston Open.
International Victories (12):
2000 Italian Open [Eur]. 2001 Moroccan Open [Eur]. 2002 Italian Open [Eur]. 2003 Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open [Eur]. 2003 Nordic Open [Eur]. 2004 Volvo Masters Andalucia [Eur]. 2006 Madrid Open Masters [Eur]. 2009 Barclays Singapore Open [Eur]. 2010 UBS Hong Kong Open [Eur]. 2011 Volvo World Match Play Championship [Eur]. 2007 Dunlop Phoenix [Jpn]. 2011 JBWere Masters [Aus].
Other Victories (2):
2010 Shark Shootout [with Dustin Johnson]. 1999 Open de Cote d'lvoire.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2018 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#4 : 2010 Waste Management Phoenix Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#5 : 2010 Masters Tournament

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,400,000 : 2010 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018 World Cup : 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2018 Seve Trophy : 2003, 2005, 2011 Eurasia Cup : 2016

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 277 916 3 5 8 48 108 217 57 4 $25,479,964
2020 6 22 2 6 1 117 $483,230
2019 18 58 1 6 11 15 3 41 $2,162,306
2018 20 64 1 4 9 16 4 50 $2,714,450
2017 20 68 1 1 2 7 16 4 52 $2,098,346
2016 13 45 1 1 1 9 4 $370,256
2015 19 65 1 4 9 15 4 67 $1,690,587
2014 17 56 1 2 6 13 4 78 $1,616,693
2013 16 53 1 4 7 13 3 53 $1,723,463
2012 15 56 1 2 4 6 15 39 $1,715,271
2011 16 51 1 4 12 4 87 $739,926
2010 15 49 1 2 5 12 3 1 39 $2,079,664
2009 17 56 1 5 12 13 4 31 $2,431,001
2008 15 49 1 1 7 12 2 1 110 $1,488,214
2007 18 60 1 5 8 14 3 42 $1,431,390
2006 15 52 1 4 7 13 2 $1,553,906
2005 20 56 2 4 10 9 1 $946,890
2004 9 26 1 2 6 3 $176,318
2003 4 16 4 $30,859
2002 1 4 1 $16,223
2001 2 6 1 1 1
2000 1 4 1 $10,970
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL W/D
2019 T56 T12 CUT CUT CUT 21 T3 T17 8
2018 T11 T44 T31 T25 CUT T5 T10
2017 T2 T22 T14
2016 T57 T49 T30
2015 T30 T6 CUT T54 CUT T6 T49 T34 T17
2014 T65 T20 T58 T17 CUT 2 T52 T33 T52
2013 CUT CUT T61 T21 T3 T28 4 T19
2012 T25 7 T3 T41 T9 1 T60 T33 T29
2011 T57 T27 T39 CUT CUT T13 T45 T33 T68
2010 CUT T10 W/D T47 T60 T13 T37 1 T65
2009 2 T20 T19 T18 CUT T45 T13 T9 T15
2008 T21 T25 T31 W/D 2 T57 T17 T16
2007 T28 T13 T23 T36 T27 T16 T9 T30
2006 T27 T9 T12 CUT T2 T33 T13
2005 CUT T33 T47 T57 T11 T18 4 T33
2004 T33 T31 T37 CUT T25 T5
2003 T61 T46 T44 T33
2002 T50
2001 CUT T13
2000 T64
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T10 T31
2018 T48 CUT T51
2017 66 T23 T40
2015 CUT T33 T53
2014 CUT T23
2013 CUT T9 T44
2012 T36 T47 T12
2011 T18 CUT
2010 T15 T45 T13
2009 T9 CUT T20
2008 CUT CUT
2007 T9 CUT T10

Personal


  • Took up the game at age 4 when his father, Terry, a single-digit handicapper, gave him a cut-down 3-wood.
  • Is an avid car collector, and along with his 2008 purchase of a Ford GT, he has a Bentley Continental GT, a Ferrari California and has owned a Ferrari, Nissan Skyline and an Aston Martin DB9.