Ian Poulter will not soon forget what happened on the 14th hole at PGA National in Monday's conclusion of The Honda Classic: a triple-bogey 7 that likely cost him the tournament.
Poulter's tee shot to the par 4 went way right, landing in a water hazard -- the fourth time in the final round that the Englishman's ball wound up in a drink and the second time since play resumed Monday. After meticulously cleaning pine needles away from a spot near the hazard, Poulter dropped and hit his third shot. That shot clipped a palm tree and shot right back into the hazard.
Johnny Miller joked Poulter might run out of golf balls.
Poulter then dropped again, hitting 5, which ended up buried in a greenside bunker. The Ryder Cup stalwart did well to get out of the bunker, then made a 15-foot putt for triple bogey, dropping him to 4 under par and out of the lead.
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