Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 11/4/12
Ian Poulter continues to ride a wave that began in Chicago and has shown no sign of cresting as Europe's Ryder Cup hero on Sunday captured the HSBC Champions, his second career World Golf Championships victory. Poulter, 36, put together a weekend of consecutive 7-under-par 65s at Mission Hills Golf Club's Olazabal Course, moving from 12th place to fourth entering the final round. It was his 12th European Tour victory in a career far removed from the Englishman's early days of giving lessons to juniors and members at Leighton Buzzard Golf Club in central England. "I definitely think it is a part continuation of the Ryder Cup," Poulter said of his first stroke-play victory since the 2010 Hong Kong Open. "I knew this week is a golf course that I know really well, and I've played well around here. I know if I do hole the putts at the right time on this golf course, I was going to put myself in a decent position. " Poulter had taken three weeks off after the Ryder Cup, in which he led...
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