Ian Poulter

Ryder Cup 2014: The Teams Are Set

Captains Tom Watson and Paul McGinley Make Their Selections

With today's announcement of the captains' picks, the teams are finalized, and the buildup to golf's most pressure-packed event can begin in earnest. After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at Medinah in 2012, Europe is the prohibitive favorite to retain the Cup on home turf, as Tom Watson takes a shorthanded American team to Scotland for the most pressure-packed event in golf. Can a U.S.

Top 30 Golfers for the 2014 Majors: No. 21 Ian Poulter

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.

No. 21: Ian Poulter

10 Best Golfers Never To Win a Major Championship

Adam Scott came painfully close to winning last year's British Open before an epic Sunday meltdown.
<p> 10 Best Players Never To Win a Major Championship, including Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar, Steve Stricker, Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Justin Rose and Ian Poulter.</p>

Most golfers would rather be the worst player ever to win a major championship than to be given the title of “best player never to win a major.”

Sure, the BPNTWAM post was most famously held by Phil Mickelson, who was a 33-year-old with 22 PGA Tour wins, 46 major appearances and 17 top-10 finishes in majors before finally breaking through at the 2004 Masters. Lefty is now a four-time major champion, and his days as BPNTWAM are a distant memory from another era.

2012 Ryder Cup: Europe Stuns U.S. at Medinah

Comeback for the Ages Allows Europe to Retain Cup
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Miracle at Medinah? Or Medinah Meltdown? Whatever you call it, this 2012 Ryder Cup is going to sting the U.S. for awhile.

Rory McIlroy Dominates at the PGA Championship

Rory's The Story at The Ocean Course
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<p> Rory's The Story at The Ocean Course</p>

Call it the Snore by the Shore. Twenty-one years after the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island brought the world's greatest players to their knees at the 1991 Ryder Cup in the famed "War by the Shore," Rory McIlroy turned the tables on Pete Dye's seaside creation, subduing the Ocean Course and an elite field in winning his second major championship in two years. In posting 13-under and winning by eight strokes, McIlroy reprised his eight-shot win at the 2011 U.S. Open, becoming the first player in golf history to earn his first two major wins in such dominant fashion.

British Open: 5 Burning Questions