Ian Poulter reacts to tee time with slow pokers Crane and Na
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Ian Poulter reacts to tee time with slow pokes Crane and Na


Ian Poulter was not too happy to find himself grouped early Friday with two slow pokes - or, in broadcast parlance, "deliberate" - players Ben Crane and Kevin Na for the first two rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

A simple tweet summed up his thoughts on spending Friday and Saturday at TPC Boston with the pair.

"I've just seen my tee time for Friday. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha," he tweeted.

Poulter goes off at 7:52 a.m. on Friday - not the best of times for the Ryder Cup pick.

The Englishman can blame Sergio Garcia for the misfortune of the company.

Players are grouped for the first two days in the playoffs in order based on their FedEx Cup standing. Garcia, entering the week 10th in the standings, is not playing.

That means Poulter, 50th in the FedEx Cup standings heading into the second leg this week, was bumped up to 49th - the start of the 17th group - with to join Na and Crane.



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