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Louis Oosthuizen Biography

Lodewicus Theodorus "Louis" Oosthuizen is a South African professional golfer who won the 2010 Open Championship and was runner-up in the 2012 Masters Tournament. He already had an impressive profile and had won numerous amateur titles before turning professional in 2002 at the age of 19. He has won five professional tournaments on the Sunshine Tour: the 2004 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour event at Arabella, the 2007 Dimension Data Pro-Am and Platinum Classic, and the Telkom PGA Championship twice, in 2007 and 2008. In March 2010, he won his first European Tour event at the Open de Andalucia de Golf. He also won the 2010 Masters Par 3 Contest. Oosthuizen became the fourth man from South Africa to win the Claret Jug and moved to 15th in the Official World Golf Ranking. n January 2011, he claimed his third European Tour title, and his sixth in his home country, winning the Africa Open in a playoff. In 2012, Oosthuizen successfully defended his title at the Africa Open with a two stroke victory over Tjaart van der Walt. Oosthuizen was runner-up at the 2012 Masters Tournament. In the final round, he scored an albatross on the second hole of Augusta National Golf Club. This was only the fourth ever albatross in Masters history. The following week he won his fifth European Tour title at the Maybank Malaysian Open. On 13 January 2013, he won the Volvo Golf Champions, shooting a six-under-par 66 final round to win the title by one stroke.

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Top 5 Swings in the game of Golf
Top 5 Swings in the game of Golf
As the countdown to the first major of the year begins, we take a look at the top swings in the game of golf
Gary Player criticises golfers for skipping Olympics
Gary Player criticises golfers for skipping Olympics
Shiv Kapur finishes tied 29th at Perth International tournament
Shiv Kapur finishes tied 29th at Perth International tournament
Kapur finished as the best Indian performer at the event.
Louis Oosthuizen claims one-stroke win at Perth International
Louis Oosthuizen claims one-stroke win at Perth International
Oosthuizen finished ahead of Alexander Levy, in the final standings.
Perth International Golf: Shiv Kapur tied 20th after third round
Perth International Golf: Shiv Kapur tied 20th after third round
Louis Oosthuizen is at the top of standings, followed by Peter Uihlein of the United States and France's Romain Wattel
Golfer Thongchai Jaidee eyes Maybank title
Golfer Thongchai Jaidee eyes Maybank title
The 46-year-old Thai will face stiff competition in the inaugural golf tournament.
Golfers Danny Willet, Thongchai Jaidee, Kiradech Aphibarnrat to play in Maybank Championship Malaysia
Golfers Danny Willet, Thongchai Jaidee, Kiradech Aphibarnrat to play in Maybank Championship Malaysia
The World No. 19, Willett, who was a part of the victorious Team Europe of the EurAsia cup, would feature in Maybank Championship Malaysia.
Golfer Anirban Lahiri to tee off with Ryan Moore in US Open
Golfer Anirban Lahiri to tee off with Ryan Moore in US Open
India's Anirban Lahiri will tee off with local talent Ryan Moore and Norwegian-American golfer Erik Compton in the US Open for the opening two rounds
Rory Mcllroy paired with Martin Kaymer in US Open golf
Rory Mcllroy paired with Martin Kaymer in US Open golf
Rory Mcllroy Washington, June 13 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Rory Mcllroy has been paired with defending champion Martin Kaymer and US amateur champi ...
Fowler, Mahan join hunt for Thailand Golf Championship
Fowler, Mahan join hunt for Thailand Golf Championship
Oosthuizen says Woods warranted Masters DQ
Oosthuizen says Woods warranted Masters DQ
Donald, Oosthuizen out in Match Play upsets
Donald, Oosthuizen out in Match Play upsets
Oosthuizen targets top golf ranking
Oosthuizen targets top golf ranking
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