After making the minimize on the 2019 Gamers Championship with a formidable first two rounds, Ian Poulter was feeling it. This was obvious after a second-round 66 on the par 72 TPC Sawgrass as Poulter rolled into the weekend at nine-under, three strokes again of co-leaders Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy.
Though Poulter had some work to do to be able to catch as much as Fleetwood and McIlroy, his play on Friday was sufficient to depart pleasure a few potential push for the victory. Following his second-round exhibiting, Poulter took Twitter to not solely hold forth on his rating however present some like to the followers as properly.
Poulter cited a “couple of hiccups” within the spherical, however was happy along with his play total and appears primed and excited to make a push for a win over the weekend.
Ian Poulter’s Spectacular Spherical at Gamers Championship
Poulter had only one slip-up throughout play in spherical two which got here within the type of a double bogey on gap No. 13. Apart from that, he totaled seven birdies and an eagle on No. 16. His 66 tied for the third-best rating of the spherical together with Abraham Ancer, Jason Day, Justin Rose and Sung Kang.
He trailed simply three gamers on the day, as Keith Mitchell and McIlroy each shot a 65 whereas Jim Furyk led the way in which with an excellent spherical, tallying a 64 to leap up the leaderboard.
This spherical got here after Poulter posted a 69 on Thursday, setting him up in a terrific place to make a run over the weekend. By the beginning of the 2019 PGA Tour, Poulter has now made the minimize in any respect seven of the occasions he’s performed in. By the primary six (previous to this week), he’s tallied 5 finishes contained in the top-25 whereas posting two top-10s and one third-place end.
Ian Poulter’s 2019 PGA Tour Outcomes
After a 2018 season through which Poulter totaled 4 top-10 finishes and took dwelling greater than $2.7 million in winnings, he’s off and operating via 2019. His present FedExCup rating (45) is already larger than final season (50) and he’s taken dwelling simply over $1 million in prize cash this season whereas tallying two top-10s.
His play this season features a T3 end result on the WGC Championships-Mexico Championship. On the European Tour, he’s posted a run of outcomes getting into this weekend which options the aforementioned T3, a T6, T3 and one other T6 to begin the calendar 12 months. To this point between the 2 excursions, the 2019 season is shaping as much as have the potential to be the perfect of his profession and will carry a couple of huge victories as properly.
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