Golfer Ian Poulter caught on video telling LIV Golf fan to “shut the f*ck up” as US Open begins

As the US Open teed off on Thursday morning at Pinehurst, LIV Golf‘s most up-to-date tour cease in Houston was making headlines for a a lot completely different motive. LIV professional Ian Poulter went viral for his heated alternate with a fan, dropping a number of F-bombs in a NSFW video that mockingly summed up LIV’s motto: “Golf, However Louder.”

Ian Poulter curses out a golf fan on LIV Tour

Poulter instructed the fan to be quiet in stereotypically well mannered British style blended together with his prickly perspective: “I recommend you shut the f*ck up.”

In accordance with Drunk By The Flip, the account that printed the video on X, previously Twitter, the identical fan had been harassing Poulter all through the spherical, with the video solely capturing the 48-year-old’s response to the third incident of unsportsmanlike conduct.

“Subsequent time he is out,” the Englishman stated pointedly towards course safety.

It was a foul look on either side for the LIV Golf Tour, for permitting the conduct and for the response by one among its greatest names. Poulter, a 5-time Ryder Cup winner with three PGA Tour wins to his identify, signed with LIV for a reported $20 million payday.

Main replace on PGA-LIV merger forward of US Open

The dueling golf leagues have been inching towards a merger for a 12 months since they reached an settlement in June 2023 to unite. Extra progress was made within the days between Poulter’s incident and the beginning of the US Open, with PGA Tour Enterprises and Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund coming collectively to signal a “draft settlement,” based on Alan Shipnuck, the biographer of Phil Mickelson.

Poulter would depart some huge cash behind, however a possible merger might a minimum of be his ticket to leaving this pestering fan behind.

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