Poulter secures win for Tiger's team

Associated Press  |  Last updated March 27, 2013

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 24: Ian Poulter of England hits his tee-shot on the third hole during the final round of The Abu Dhabi Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 24, 2010 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
Ian Poulter birdied the first hole of a playoff to lift Albany past Lake Nona in the Tavistock Cup, ending Lake Nona's winning streak at four in the team tournament on Tuesday. Poulter shot an even-par 72 at Isleworth and then teamed with Tiger Woods in the best-ball playoff against Lake Nona's Graeme McDowell and Henrik Stenson. Albany tied Lake Nona at 7 over, with Woods and Tim Clark shooting 73, and Justin Rose finishing with a 77. The event was shortened to one day of stroke play because of the Monday finish in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. McDowell had a 71 to lead Lake Nona. Ross Fisher had a 72, Stenson shot 74, and Peter Hanson 78. Primland and Isleworth tied for third at 8 over, Oak Tree was 12 over and Queenwood 20 over. Primland's Webb Simpson had the best round, shooting 70.
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