Poulter delighted by WGC win in China

Ian Poulter says he knew he had to "post a number" after shooting a 65 to to win his first title of the year, the WGC Champions tournament at Missions Hills in Shenzhen.

Eight birdies in his first 15 holes helped the 36-year-old Englishman take control in China and despite bogeying the 17th, the Englishman held his nerve on 18, sinking an eight-footer to leave Phil Mickelson with a near-impossible two shots to make up coming down the final fairway.

The American eventually finished second, two behind Poulter, in a group of four that also that included Ernie Els.

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