Louis Oosthuizen

  • Todd clinches first PGA Tour victory in style May 19, 2014

    A brilliant left-handed recovery shot helped American Brendon Todd to his first PGA Tour title, a two-stroke victory at the $6.9 million HP Byron Nelson Championship in Texas on Sunday. Todd, who had never finished better than sixth on tour, displayed impressive poise and a sizzling short game to card a...
  • Fast finish lifts Oosthuizen into tie for Byron Nelson lead May 18, 2014

    South African Louis Oosthuizen carded four birdies in the last five holes to surge into a share of the lead with American Brendon Todd after the third round at the $6.9 million HP Byron Nelson Championship in Texas on Saturday. However, neither of the two co-leaders will feel particularly confident about...
  • Oosthuizen grabs share of Masters lead with early eagle April 11, 2014

    Augusta: Louis Oosthuizen, who lost an epic playoff at the Masters two years ago, grabbed a share of the lead at Augusta National on Friday with an eagle in his second round. With most players still struggling to cope with the lightning fast greens, the South African joined overnight leader Bill...
  • Americans hang on to take lead in Presidents Cup October 4, 2013

    Dublin: Tiger Woods sat in a cart with a tiny squirrel resting on his shoulder. Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel walked onto the first tee wearing wigs to make up for their bad haircuts. Fred Couples had cupcakes delivered to him by the opposing captain in honor of his 54th...
  • Louis Oosthuizen to miss 2 months with injuries July 30, 2013

    Jupiter: Louis Oosthuizen will take two months away from golf to let a series of injuries heal. Oosthuizen had to withdraw from the US Open and the British Open because of injuries to his neck, back and hip. He will miss the Bridgestone Invitational this week and the PGA Championship next...
  • Louis Oosthuizen withdraws during British Open first round July 18, 2013

    Gullane, Scotland: Former champion Louis Oosthuizen withdrew from the British Open halfway through his opening round on Thursday with a recurrence of a neck-related injury. The South African, a surprise winner at St Andrews in 2010, had laboured to four over par after eight holes on a baking Muirfield course when...
  • Early birdie barrage lifts Louis Oosthuizen in Korea April 26, 2013

    Seoul: Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen trails by two shots heading into the second round of the weather-affected Ballantine's Championship in Seoul, South Korea. The current World No. 7 and highest-ranked player in the event returned to the course Friday morning local time to complete just two holes -...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh finishes tied 16th at Volvo golf January 13, 2013

    Durban: Jeev Milkha Singh salvaged final round with three birdies in the last eight holes to finish tied 16th at the season-opening Volvo Golf Champions at the Durban Country Club. Meanwhile local star, the 2010 Open champion, Louis Oosthuizen, carded the day's best of six-under 66 to storm from five shots...
  • Jeev 34th, as Donald and McIlroy begin strongly November 22, 2012

    Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh was lying almost in the middle of the pack with a modest one-under 71 at the end of the opening round of the USD 8,000,000 DP World Tour Championship at the Jumeirah Golf Estates on Thursday. The 41-year-old Indian, who has still not fully recovered from...
  • Brilliant Westwood storms into joint lead at HSBC Champions November 3, 2012

    Shanghai: Lee Westwood made 11 birdies to shoot a 61 on Saturday and grab a share of the lead with struggling Louis Oosthuizen after the third round of the HSBC Champions. Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, came into the weekend with a five-stroke lead over the field, but struggled with...
  • Oosthuizen leads by five shots at HSBC-WGC Champions November 2, 2012

    Shanghai: Louis Oosthuizen is in familiar territory after a record-breaking performance at the HSBC-WGC Champions Tournament put him in pole position after the first two days at Mission Hills. The 30-year-old from Mossel Bay holds a five-shot lead over Australia's Adam Scott and that is exactly the same advantage he had...
  • Oosthuizen, Scott share HSBC Champions lead November 1, 2012

    Shenzhen, China: Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott shot 7-under 65s to lead the HSBC Champions after the first round Thursday. Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open winner, played a bogey-free round with seven birdies, while Scott finished his round with two birdies and an eagle on the par-5 ninth hole. Two-time HSBC Champions...
  • Rory McIlroy rallies to win Deutsche Bank event November 16, 2012

    Norton: World number one Rory McIlroy clinched his fifth PGA Tour title, and second in three starts, with a one-shot victory over South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday. McIlroy, who began the final round three shots behind Oosthuizen, fired a four-under-par 67 for a 20-under 264...
  • Oosthuizen takes control of Deutsche Bank November 16, 2012

    Norton: South African Louis Oosthuizen produced a tournament record birdie blitz to take control of the Deutsche Bank Championship during Sunday's third round, leaving the highly fancied Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods in his wake. Oosthuizen reeled off nine birdies on his way to an eight-under 63, including a tournament record...