Poulter argues with rules official over lost ballAugust 13, 2017 5:55pm

Ian Poulter can get a little agitated at times on the course, and he provided another such moment Sunday at the PGA Championship.

Poulter's tee shot at the par-4 eighth was pushed way right of the fairway, and appeared to finish in the trees, which is a lateral water hazard this week.

Both Poulter and playing partner Jordan Spieth searched for his drive in the woods, creating amazing television.

Ian Poulter looking for his drive in the woods...Couldn't happen to a nicer guy @RiggsBarstool @BarstoolTrent pic.twitter.com/QSbNbWtebg— Ryan Miller (@ryan_mill) August 13, 2017

However, neither were able to find the ball in the allotted five-minute time window, and therefore the ball was deemed to be lost, meaning the Englishman would have to get back to the tee and hit his third shot.

And that's when Poulter went bananas, arguing the shot had clearly gone into the hazard.

"You gotta be kidding," said Poulter. "It was cutting into this zone here, it was coming down along this line....you gotta be kidding me."

Just as the 41-year-old was about to unleash another tirade, Spieth found a ball in the cup holder of a fan's chair, but it wasn't the Titleist black No. 7 struck from the tee.

Is that MY golf ball? 😉

There's a lot happening on 8 right now. Watch live: https://t.co/mT5mpu9yEU pic.twitter.com/IT4Q5tnSOA— PGA of America (@PGA) August 13, 2017

Moments later, the ball was found, albeit well past the five-minute time limit. Poulter, pleading his case, was allowed to drop by the hazard, instead of heading back to the tee box.

The only thing worse than Ian Poulter bullying his way to a sketchy ruling is the way he runs. pic.twitter.com/Vv4EnIg1vV— Luke Kerr-Dineen (@LukeKerrDineen) August 13, 2017

The Englishman would escape with just a bogey.

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