WGC-Cadillac Championship: Ian Poulter Blasts 'Idiot' Hideki Matsuyama

WGC-Cadillac Championship: Ian Poulter Blasts 'Idiot' Hideki Matsuyama
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Things should be interesting Saturday for Ian Poulter and Hideki Matsuyama as the two pair up in the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

Poulter blasted Matsuyama Friday evening for what he considered to be a major faux pas. Matsuyama allegedly created a divot, or "crater."

As you can see from Poulter's tweets below, he held little back.

UPDATE: Saturday, March 8, 1:28 p.m. ET

According to Doug Ferguson of PGA.comMatsuyama apologized to Poulter before their round Saturday: 

Matsuyama, the No. 22 player in the world who last year became the first rookie to win the Japan Golf Tour money list, was already on the practice range when Poulter arrived. He immediately walked to the other end of the range with his interpreter, Bob Turner, and apologized.

Poulter shook his hand and said, "I make loads of mistakes."

"If you're going to do it, repair it," he explained to Matsuyama, who nodded his head.

Poulter ended the brief exchange by saying, "No words today," indicating that there was no need to bring it up again during their third round.

Turner said Matsuyama already apologized to Jason Dufner, who was in the group with Poulter, and would seek out Schwartzel.

"He wishes he could apologize to the field," Turner said. "All he can do is promise not to do it again. No excuses."

--End of Update--

[Ian Poulter, h/t Golf.com]

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