Ian Poulter was the recipient of a big slice of fortune on the 18th hole at the British Open

  • Englishman Poulter had a huge slice of luck on the 18th hole at Carnoustie
  • His odds-defying shot on the 18th bounced over water and through a bunker
  • Poulter managed par for the hole and is on two-over par after two rounds


Fortune was smiling on Ian Poulter on Thursday as he pulled off a remarkable fluke shot to keep his hopes of a British Open challenge going.

The 42-year-old Englishman was two-over par and on the 18th hole at Carnoustie when he performed the amazing escape act.

Situated in the rough after a poor start to the hole, Poulter blasted a drive that seemed destined for the water, only for the ball to take a massive bounce towards a bunker.

Ian Poulter was the recipient of a big slice of fortune on the 18th hole at the British Open
Ian Poulter was the recipient of a big slice of fortune on the 18th hole at the British Open

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