Ian Poulter’s son, Luke, to caddie for father at Wells Fargo
Stewart Cink has received twice on the PGA Tour along with his son serving as his new caddie. Ian Poulter wouldn’t thoughts having these sort of outcomes, though that’s not why his son, Luke, might be on the bag this week on the Wells Fargo Championship.
Poulter not often performs at Quail Hole and his caddie, James Walton, had a 40th birthday journey deliberate by his spouse. Poulter selected to play and didn’t wish to disrupt Walton’s celebration on the seashore.
So he’s bringing alongside Luke, a junior in highschool and aspiring participant. Luke Poulter performed in his first U.S. Open native qualifier final week in Florida, failing to advance.
Now he’s coming to the large leagues in a unique capability.
“Will probably be good for him to get an actual inside have a look at what goes on between these foolish ears,” Poulter mentioned with a smile, pointing to his head. “Will probably be nice for him in his studying expertise of making an attempt to grow to be a tour participant.”
Poulter mentioned his son has been recruited by faculties and he hopes to make a dedication this summer season.
“He loves the sport. He desires to do what I do. It’s the one factor that’s happening in his mind,” Poulter mentioned. “He’ll go to varsity subsequent August. He absolutely believes in his thoughts if he continues to work laborious and retains bettering, he’s going to have the chance.
“He’s method additional superior than the place I used to be. However I wasn’t very superior at 16.”
Luke is about 6-foot-2 and Poulter says he already has the next swing velocity and produces larger ball velocity than his Ryder Cup star father.
“However the place he hasn’t obtained me beat is on the golf course,” Poulter mentioned. “I not often play (at house). However after we do play he hasn’t beat me. I’m going to make him earn it. It’s good to make him earn it. And I’m going to reward him when he does.”