Ian Poulter squandered a lead at the RBC Heritage on the final day finishing four over par

Ian Poulter slips up at RBC Heritage with final round 75 as Satoshi Kodaira swoops in for first PGA Tour win

  • Ian Poulter led at the RBC Heritage heading into the final round on Sunday
  • The 42-year-old shot his worst score of the tournament finishing four over par
  • Poulter plummeted down the leaderboard and eventually finished 12th
  • Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira claimed the title beating Si-woo Kim in a play-off

Ian Poulter allowed the chance of a second title in three weeks to slip away in Harbour Town as Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira claimed the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour win.

Poulter’s win in the Houston Open earned him a place in the Masters at Augusta National and the Englishman held a one-shot led coming into the final round in South Carolina.

But he shot his worst round of the competition, a four-over 75, to slip back to a share of seventh while Kodaira came through a three-hole play-off against South Korea’s Si-woo Kim.

Ian Poulter squandered a lead at the RBC Heritage on the final day finishing four over par
Ian Poulter squandered a lead at the RBC Heritage on the final day finishing four over par

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