Ian Poulter receives WGC trophy... 5 years later
More than five years after winning it, Ian Poulter has finally received his trophy.
The Englishman defeated the likes of Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Jason Dufner and Scott Piercy to win the 2012 WGC-HSBC Champions by two strokes. However, after getting his hands on the trophy in the post-tournament presentation, he never saw it again. Until now.
42-year-old took to Twitter yesterday to say that HSBC had delivered the trophy... but to 2011 WGC-HSBC Champions winner Martin Kaymer.
“I had to call HSBC and ask them where the trophy was, which they said they had delivered,” explained Poulter. “They hadn’t – but they had in fact delivered this trophy to Martin Kaymer.
“He asked me just before Christmas if I’d received my trophy. He said, ‘I’m really sorry’, and they’d actually sent him the trophy. So Martin decided, finally, to send the trophy to me and it’s now in its rightful home.”
Watch the full clip from Poulter below.
When you finally recieve your 2012 WGC Trophy.... Thank you @MKaymer59 for forwarding it to its rightful home... I now have 2 of them... Sorry @HSBC you did in fact delivery it.. just to Martin..— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) January 11, 2018
Maybe it’s an omen for 2018.. Trophy time.... pic.twitter.com/ra7cmgEGLI
Finally 😜 see you soon!— Martin Kaymer (@MKaymer59) January 11, 2018
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