Ian Poulter farts live on American TV on the tee of the Travelers Championship as Greg Chalmers drives

RYDER Cup legend Ian Poulter owned up to stinking out the Travelers Championship tournament – after farting on the tee.

The English golfer let out a colossal fart just as playing partner Greg Chalmers hit his opening tee shot in the final round in Connecticut, sparking an hilarious exchange between the pair.

Greg Chalmers hits the tee shot as Ian Poulter farts off camera
Ian Poulter’s fart is heard after Greg Chalmers drives
Ian Poulter’s fart lasted a remarkably long time
Ian Poulter cheekily asks the microphone operator if she heard

They were being followed by a film crew as one of the PGA Tour’s featured groups, and Poulter turned to the woman holding the boom microphone and grinned: “Did you get that?”

Chalmers then yelled across to his playing partner: “Stay over there! Was it supposed to be more silent than that?”

One of Poulter’s sponsors, footwear manufacturers Footjoy, posted a clip of the breezy start on its Twitter feed, with a caption reading (fart) just as the Ryder Cup legend let rip.

Poulter re-tweeted that video, with a message saying: “3 club wind this morning on the first tee. Always beware of the live mic.”

Chalmers saw the funny side of it, replying: “I like the (fart) in the closed caption. That really confirmed it for me.”

Greg Chalmers asks if Ian Poulter had meant for it to be quieter

Poulter poked fun back at the Aussie, saying: “The best it, everyone thinks it was you.”

Not any more Poults!

At least he had the last laugh, shooting a one under par 69 while Chalmers stumbled to a smelly 73.

But both finished outside the top sixty.

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Ian Poulter was unapologetic about his wind problem[/caption]

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Dylan Frittelli has tested positive for coronavirus[/caption]

Poulter had more serious matters on his mind when the tournament finished – with Dustin Johnson scrambling a one shot victory – after learning Dylan Frittelli, his playing partner in the opening two rounds, had tested positive for coronavirus.

The South African underwent the test before boarding the chartered jumbo jet taking the players and caddies inside the PGA Tour ‘bubble’ to this week’s event, the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.

He instead headed back to his hotel room to undergo a compulsory ten day quarantine period.

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Dustin Johnson celebrates winning the Travelers Championship[/caption]

Poulter was not due to play this week, and it seemed any fears he had about playing alongside Frittelli were eased by a Tour statement.

They announced: “The PGA Tour has implemented its response plan in consultation with medical experts, including working with those who may have had close contact with Frittelli.

“After conducting necessary contact tracing, the TOUR’s medial advisors are not recommending any additional testing at this time.”


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