Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/15/13

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 28: Ian Poulter of England on the 15th fairway during the first round of The Commercialbank Qatar Masters at The Doha Golf Club on January 28, 2010 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
In all his years on the European Tour, Ian Poulter has never seen surroundings like this - and not just because he's in a new country. With Bulgaria hosting a major golf tournament for the first time, Poulter and his colleagues have already been taken aback by the picturesque seaside course that will host the World Match-Play Championship this week. The stunning Gary Player-designed Thracian Cliffs course is laid out on a four-kilometer stretch along the Black Sea shoreline, offering breathtaking views for players and fans alike. ''I don't think I have ever seen any course like this and I'm wracking my brain trying to think if I've ever played a course like this, and I just can't think of one,'' said Poulter, who made his tour debut in 2000. ''It's been called the `Pebble Beach of Europe' but there is only a few holes at Pebble Beach where you play along the shoreline, whereas here at Thracian Cliffs holes 3 to 10 are perched right on the cliff edge. ... It's an incredible piece o...
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