Ian Poulter ~ Biography
Ian Poulter is the famous golfer of English nationality who as for now is associated with the PGA Tour based in US as well as European Tour. Considered as one of the powerful name in the history of golf he is holds fifth position in the world’s rankings. Born on 10th January in 1976 in Hitchin in Hertfordshire in England, he is the son of Theresa Poulter and Terry Poulter. This Country Club as well as Woburn Golf touring professional golfer started playing golf as the tender age of four. Coming out from the working class family of single-handicap father he couldn’t play in competitions. This determined child with all his hard work and strong willpower has now reached in the highest position of the golf. Her matured as professional golfer in the year 1996 at the age of 20. Since then he has sixteen win as professional.
Winning the World Golf Championship for two times at WGC Accenture Match Play Championship of 2010 as well as at WGC-HSBC Champions he has proved himself as an accomplished golfer. After turning professional in 1996 his got his first victory three year later that is in 1999 on the European Tour at Open de Cote d’lvoire. During his tenure in European tour he won the title of Italian Open as well as the year 2000 Rookie of the Year of Sir Henry Cotton. It was followed by the wining the prestigious Volvo Masters in 2004. He got the membership on the PGA tour in 2005. After five years he got his first win in U.S mud in Arizona in the finale of WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Till today he has two victory in PGA tour, twelve in European Tour, two in Asian Tour and he had one each win in Japan Golf Tpur, PGA Tour of Australasia, Challenge Tour and other. Besides his career in golf he is also renowned for his clothing line that is stirred by this mother design. Some of his popular cloth includes trousers which were worn at the Open Championship for two consecutive years that is in 2004 and 2005. In addition to that he has also signed endorsement with the companies such as Puma Golf, IJP Design, Titelsit, Cobra and many other. With his accomplished career as golfer including his clothing line as well as from sponsorship he has been able to earn his net worth of $ 18 million.
Taking about his personal life biography, this accomplished golfer is married to beautiful wife Katie Poulter. The wedding ceremony of the couple took place in 2007. Since then they have welcomed four children together. As they shares merrily happy relation as husband and wife there is less probability of their future divorce. We are also unaware about his past relationship and girlfriend. The very happy Poulter family resides in Orlando in Florida. In addition to that he also owns a very sophisticated house in Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. To add more to his personal interest would be he is the passionate car collector. He owns the variety of cars. The image of his home along with his cars is available everywhere in the internet.
This legendary golfer has also caught in controversy for several times. The first was on September of 2007 when he smashed a tee maker at Mercedes- Benz Championship as the show of frustration. After that he had been caught himself in several issue in the year 2008 and 2010. As of 2010 he was sturdily rebuked for his Twitter post when he used anti Semitic slur in it.
The more and additional information about him can be obtained from his personal as well as official websites. His bio is also available on Wiki. As he has twitter account his fans can also follow them there as it has become one of the convenient ways to reach out to the desired person. To add an interesting piece of information about him can be till the December of 2011 he had 1.23 million twitter followers making him second in the PGA tour. As first is Tiger Woods with followers of 1.55 million. In addition to that his swing which is widely popular among his fans can also be viewed in you tube in internet.