Found January 07, 2013 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Ian Poulter
It's not often you have a dust-up between an announcer and player during a round that eventually would be wiped out, but it happened Sunday during the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course. An event that has been riddled with weather issues finally had some live golf to showcase Sunday, but it went from live golf to something other than golf after about 30 minutes. Re-enter the circus. Before the horn blew to bring the players back to the clubhouse because of excessive winds, Ian Poulter took his time over a birdie putt on the par-3 11th hole. The 164-yard hole normally is benign, but in the 40-mph gusting winds of Kapalua, it was far from gentle and at times nearly unplayable. Poulter took a lot of time over his 20-foot birdie putt, just above the hole, wind whipping his pants as he looked it over. The Europeans' Ryder Cup hero continued to step in and out of his stance, refusing to ground his putter until finally hitting the ball. Johnny Miller, th...
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