Posted April 11, 2012 on
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South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen completed a 3-under 69 on Sunday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Malaysian Open.
Oosthuizen, coming off a playoff loss to Bubba Watson in the Masters, played the final eight holes of the rain-delayed third round in even par to remain 13 under on Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club's West Course.
Scotland's Stephen Gallacher also finished off a 69 to remain 12 under.
The event is sanctioned by the European and Asian tours.
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Four days after losing the Masters in a playoff, Louis Oosthuizen will try to overcome disappointment and fatigue when he tees up Thursday in the first round of the Malaysian Open.
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A rowdy fan at the Masters attempted to bring home a cup of Augusta National sand, but instead wound up trapped.
According to The Augusta Chronicle, Scott Gay, a 40-year-old man from Ohio, walked onto the iconic course on an undisclosed hole following Sunday's final round and tried to fill a cup with sand from a bunker.
He was quickly apprehended by security after a short chase...