The Clown's Mouth: Pink pants Poulter takes the prize

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• At the Accenture Match Play Championships, Ian Poulter snagged his first PGA win and his first-ever win on U.S. soil with shots like that beauty above. And once again, Paul Casey comes up just short. Ouch. [Reuters via Yahoo! Sports]

• Over on the Champions Tour, Bernhard Langer eagled a beautiful bunker shot to take out John Cook for the Allianz Championship title. It's Langer's ninth Champions Tour title. []

• By the way, visor tip to the Allianz folks who decided to open the gates to free general admission to the tournament, and in so doing may well have saved the tournament. [Miami Herald]

• Congrats to Ai Miyazato, who fired a final-round 63 to take the LPGA's season-premiere Honda PTT tourney in Thailand. Suzann Pettersen? The victim of Miyazato's chip-in birdie on 18, alas. [Reuters via Yahoo! Sports]

• Peter Kostis is Paul Casey's instructor, which is fine. Peter Kostis was also commenting on Carey's group on Sunday, which is a wee bit more suspect, yes? [The Golf Watch]

• Some interesting thoughts on l'affaire Tiger from Melanie Hickey, former wife of Nick Faldo. Guess whose side she's on in all this? [The Guardian]

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