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Ian Poulter's Use of Wedge on Green Backfires at 2014 PGA Championship

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistAugust 8, 2014

In a bit of a head-scratching move, Ian Poulter decided to chip the ball with a wedge on his third shot of hole No. 9 instead of trying to putt the ball closer. That strategy backfired on the golfer in a big way.

Poulter's chip went nowhere near the hole and ended up off the green. As a result, he double-bogeyed the hole.


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