Whoops: Ian Poulter’s Wedge Shot On Green Backfires

Whoops: Ian Poulter’s Wedge Shot On Green Backfires Getty Images

During the second round of the PGA Championship, Ian Poulter made a decision that can only be considered — hmm, how do I put this nicely? — questionable. 

Finding himself on the ninth green — but in another zip code from the flag — the cheeky Englishman decided that a wedge from the green was the best option to stick it close:

Ooops. 

Whatever happened to the old saying, “Your best chip is always a putt?” Poulter certainly regretted his decision: 

 
As amateurs, most of us know exactly how Poulter feels. There’s nothing like making one colossally stupid mistake to ruin a round. We feel your pain, Ian. We feel your pain.

Despite the mistake, Poults is still having a pretty good week at Valhalla, making the cut at 1-under par. 

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