ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Louis Oosthuizen is closing in on a career Grand Slam of sorts. One he'd rather not have. For the third time in his career - and second time in a month - the South African was runner-up in a major championship. This time, it's the British Open, where he lost to Zach Johnson in a playoff Monday evening. Australian Marc Leishman also got in the four-hole...
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After a lengthy rain delay on Friday, winds caused havoc on the British Open on Saturday, causing play to be halted. Look what it did to Louis Oosthuizen’s ball on the 13th hole. During the stoppage, the always entertaining John Daly used the time to answer a few questions via Periscope. Daly, a Cowboys fan,...Read More
The 21-year-old Jordan Spieth is at 11-under overall and will enter Monday’s final round of the Open Championship trailing amateur Paul Dunne, Jason Day and 2010 Open champion Louis Oosthuizen by a stroke. “At this point it’s free rolling,” Spieth said. “I’m going to play to win — I’m not playing for a place. I don’t want to place third tomorrow. I want to...
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The 2015 British Open is headed for a Monday finish because of heavy rain on Friday and insane wind on Saturday. Just before play was suspended on Saturday, Louis Oosthuizen caught the worst of the wind. Oosthuizen was about to mark a tap-in par putt on the 13th hole when a gust of wind blew...Read More
Jordan Spieth Jordan Spieth is a man on a mission. With wins at the Masters and U.S. Open earlier this year, the 21-year old Texan is trying to become the first player to win golf’s modern Grand Slam, and this week, he’ll try to capture the third leg at the Open Championship. In golf, the majors are far more important than just about everything else, so when the world No...
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Jordan Spieth drew some attention during his Masters victory for the way he hit some of his shorter putts - he looked at the hole instead of the ball. Who knows, the trend may be catching on. Louis Oosthuizen said he used the technique several times at the U.S. Open, where he rallied with a final nine of 29 at Chambers Bay that left him just one shot short...
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Tiger Woods hasn’t exactly playing a brand of golf we grew accustomed to seeing, but the once-longtime world No. 1 appears to have no plans of leaving anytime soon. According to ESPN’s Bob Harig, Woods cited his love of the game and of competition as reasons he’s still around. Woods said: “I know some of you guys think I’m buried and done, but I’m still right here...
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) When Louis Oosthuizen played in the last British Open held at the home of golf, he was such an unknown that the Royal & Ancient put out a fact sheet with 11 things to know about him. The South African ended the week walking off with the claret jug. That was five years ago. No need for a primer this week. During last month's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay...
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Louis Oosthuizen kicked off 2014 by successfully defending his Volvo Golf Champions title, his seventh European Tour win. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the first European event of the year: 1. UNCERTAINTY ABOUNDS: Oosthuizen may have won the Volvo Golf Champions, but he isn't sure what the rest of the season holds. The diminutive South African struggled with injuries in...
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