Poulters team up for win at U.S. Kids event

Luke, Ian Poulter's son, teeing off the eighth hole of the Palm Course at Walt Disney World Golf Course.
Luke, Ian Poulter's son, teeing off the eighth hole of the Palm Course at Walt Disney World Golf Course. ( Twitter: Ian Poulter )

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Like father, like son?

On Jan. 5, Ian Poulter’s oldest son, Luke, played in the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation tournament at Walt Disney World’s Palm course.

And like Ian has so many times, Luke came out the winner in the boy's Age Nine Division by seven shots. Luke shot a 4-over 40 on the 1,940-yard course, which included a birdie on the par-3 third hole. He also made two bogeys and a triple.

For a change of pace, Ian was on the bag for his son on Sunday. And on top of carrying the bag for his son, he was live tweeting the event!

Some of the best tweets from the day:

@IanJamesPoulter: "Little blip. Luke hit 2 lovely shots into 6th hit the rocks on the carry of the green. Made a seven. But then made a great par on the next

"So amazing to caddy for Luke today. So very proud of how he conducted himself even on a disappointing hole. Very exciting.

"Well I know what it feels like to win a tournament from carrying the bag. @terrymundy great feeling. So proud of Luke."

Bud Cauley and Luke Donald even congratulated his son.

@BudCauley: @IanJamesPoulter leader in the club house

@LukeDonald: Congrats Luuuuuuuuke!

With this victory, Luke – according to Ian’s tweet – won the boy's 9-year-old division Order of Merit.

Pressure's on Ian.