What a start for Oosthuizen, what a start to a major.

It was Oosthuizen’s first success since winning this elite 36-player event a year ago. Oosthuizen nears back-to-back SA Open wins.

Oosthuizen defied the record books. His 68 left him two shots short and when one considers the missed putts this was yet another major that got away. 290 V Singh (Fiji) 70 72 76 72, R Fowler 74 74 72 70. 8 at WGC-HSBC Champions Louis Oosthuizen's birdie putt at … GOLFCANADA.CA IS A SITE DEDICATED TO THE GAME OF GOLF IN CANADA, JUNIOR, AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL. It has to be his day soon. Comment. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. More AP golf: https://apnews.com/apf-Golf and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports. EAST LONDON, South Africa – British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen won a three-way playoff on the first hole to secure the Africa Open title at the East London Golf Club Sunday.

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It was supposed to be the main act, but it did not even qualify as a warm-up. Louis Oosthuizen wins The Open Championship. Poulter is another who will head to the Olympic Club with conviction. They included Westwood and Ian Poulter for England and Padraig Harrington for Ireland. They finished together on five over, tied for 41st. 291 A Cabrera (Arg) 71 78 71 71, L Donald (GB) 75 73 75 68.

Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. DURBAN, South Africa - South African Louis Oosthuizen birdied his closing two holes to retain the Volvo Champions title on Sunday after an earlier eagle on the eighth. Different kind of driving for golfer Aaron Cockerill on Euro Tour this ... Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup rescheduled for 2021 and 2022, respectively, Golf Canada partners with First Tee to establish First Tee – Canada, Canadian Golf Course Superintendents Association, National Golf Course Owner’s Association Canada.

Oosthuizen's four-iron had sent him clear, but Watson hauled him back with four birdies in a row from the 13th. It eclipsed those remarkable scenes. The 2010 British Open winner shot a 4-under 68 for an overall 12-under 276 and claimed his seventh win on the European Tour. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Woods was lifeless in a 74 which ensured his worst finish at The Masters in 15 years as a professional, at a place which was supposed his theatre. ‘I wish the family was here,’ he said. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. 280 L Westwood (GB) 67 73 72 68, M Kuchar 71 70 70 69, P Hanson (Swe) 68 74 65 73, P Mickelson 74 68 66 72. Font Size.

You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Romain Langasque was alone in second on 12 under, with his closing 66 pushing him 18 places up the leaderboard on the final day and earning him a place at the Open next July in Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland. “When I eagled the eighth hole I felt I could go on and make a few birdies from there on and, while stopped by a bogey on 10, I just felt really comfortable out there,” Oosthuizen said. V Krishnaswamy, Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010, 12:03 AM IST. There was a nice moment when he gave a mock fist-pump and a roar when birdieing the 18th.

He has been winless on tour since lifting this trophy in December 2018, when he beat Frenchman Romain Langasque by six strokes on a course he knows extremely well. The South African finished on 18-under 266. If only Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy could have said the same. Very close.

It was destined to drop, rolling up and into the hole with perfect weight. "That's why we play golf, for days like today," he told reporters. It had to go some to rival the drama of last year. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate.

Watson wins sudden-death play-off against Oosthuizen, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. But with that self-taught swing which creates barely imaginable movement he produced an incredible hook which finished within 12ft. Oosthuizen faltered with bogeys on the 2nd and 3rd, then recovered superbly with four birdies in his next six. The 2010 British Open champion made an eagle on the 14th for good measure and was emotional and holding back tears speaking on the 18th green. From the section Golf. South African Open: Louis Oosthuizen wins at home in Johannesburg. The 25-year old Grace capped his round with three birdies in succession at the sixth hole and then birdied two of his closing three holes. “I thought I played some superb golf today,” Grace said. ‘I knew today was either going to be very special or heartbreaking. I know there’s only a few that have won the Open and the SA Open so I’m very chuffed to have my name on this. A crystal bowl is on the way to his residence in West Palm Beach – and a plaque will be on its way to that spot on the second fairway. After Oosthuizen had made a nerveless five-footer to send it into extra time the big-hitting Watson stood tallest, proving that you don't have to be mad to keep your cool in the most pressurised of atmospheres – but it certainly helps. Oosthuizen has dropped just one shot after 54 holes at the Randpark Golf Club and carded another seven birdies in his third round to move to 15 under-par for the tournament as he seeks to record back-to-back wins in his home Open championship. Triple Major winning Padraig Harrington (67) was tied fifth on 9 under, his best effort since fourth in Durban a year ago. Are you sure you want to delete this comment?

He had every right to cry. Starting the day two behind the Hanson, the 2010 Open champion stood over his 253-yard four-iron approach thinking of making the putting surface. So many questions still unanswered with the Masters coming soon, Redman leads Bermuda Championship by 1 shot, Donaldson opens up one-shot lead in Cyprus, Funk, 64, shines; Armour, Clark lead in Bermuda, Daly, 'tired' from cancer fight, ties Furyk with 64, PGA of America elects Richerson as president, Malnati shoots 63, leads Bermuda event by 1, Tiger, daylight, silence and grass: One month from a very different Masters, British pair's Cyprus open battle cut short, Tiger to skip Houston Open week before Masters, Masters going to two-tee start with shorter days, Augusta National hosts GameDay during Masters, APGA champ Johnson to get first PGA Tour start, Cantlay rallies past Rahm, Thomas for Zozo title, McDonald celebrates birthday with 1st LPGA title, Big names at the top -- and bottom -- of the Zozo Championship leaderboard, Thomas holds 1-shot lead over Rahm at Zozo, Tiger: Plan is still to hold Masters champs dinner, McDonald leads LPGA event in Greensboro by 1, Canter, McGowan share lead at Italian Open.

The 27-year-old sank a short par putt at the 18th, took off his cap to acknowledge the thunderous applause from the crowd, hugged his caddie before embracing his wife and young daughter Jana. You could call him a nice little Ogre.

This cathedral of the pines had just witnessed one of the game's greatest shots and one of the most gripping back nines.

GOLF CANADA — GOVERNED BY THE ROYAL CANADIAN GOLF ASSOCIATION. Of course, it was the great American who produced "the shot heard across the world", by holing his second at the par-five 15th. Sunday Night Football odds, line: Rams vs. Bears picks, predictions from top-rated expert who’s 18-4 on L.A. games, Steelers Waste Amazing Hook-And-Ladder Play Against Raiders With Smelly Wet Fart, Bermuda Championship: Luke Donald, Russell Knox five off lead, Luke Donald makes the cut at the Bermuda Championship. 299 M Laird (GB) 76 72 74 77, Y E Yang (S Kor) 73 70 75 81, E Molinari (It) 75 74 76 74. The Masters, Augusta National GC, Georgia, Selected FINAL ROUND SCORES (US unless stated, par 72), 278 B Watson 69 71 70 68, L Oosthuizen (SA) 68 72 6969. Uiagalelei leads Clemson comeback against Boston College, so what about Notre Dame? Bubba Watson denied Louis Oosthuizen on a day which featured the South African record the fourth albatross in the 83-year history of Augusta's magnificent event. The 2010 British Open winner shot a 4-under 68 for an overall 12-under 276 and claimed his seventh win on the European Tour. Information on players includes yearly results, profile information, a skills gauge, equipment information and much more. Louis Oosthuizen became only the fourth South African ever to win The Open Championship after Bobby Locke, Gary Player and Ernie Els. 292 B Haas 72 74 76 70, Sang-moon Bae (S Kor) 75 71 69 77, T Bjorn (Den) 73 76 74 69. South African's extraordinary albatross is in vain after American holds nerve at the second extra hole, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile, American Bubba Watson gestures after a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen shake hands on the 18th hole after each making par to force a playoff during the final round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club yesterday, 'I'm not good enough. Cue bedlam. Oosthuizen came into the event with a persistent lower back injury. With Hanson bogeying the first, Oosthuizen was three ahead, although by the eighth, Watson and Kuchar had closed to within two.

‘The crowd was great this whole week. Oosthuizen is one shot ahead of Englishman Marcus Armitage, who carded a superb nine under-par 62 on Saturday to storm up the leaderboard and go into the final day on Sunday alone in second. Print. In one shot Oosthuizen had gone from being two behind to one ahead. This is perfect,’ he said.

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