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Mickelson back to fifth in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, July 15 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson leaps to No. 5 in the men's world golf rankings with his win at the European Tour's Scottish Open.

Glover shares John Deere lead

SILVIS, Ill., July 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover took advantage of perfect scoring conditions Friday to move into a tie for the lead at the John Deere Classic.
McDowell rises to sixth in world golf rankings

McDowell rises to sixth in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, July 8 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell's third win in as many months boosts him three places to No. 6 in the updated men's world golf rankings.

Haas now 24th in golf rankings; Snedeker moves up in Top 10

VIRGINIA WATER, England, July 1 (UPI) -- A win at the AT&T National lifts Bill Haas five spots in the world rankings and Brandt Snedeker moves higher in the Top 10 this week.
Els, Duke use titles to jump in world golf rankings

Els, Duke use titles to jump in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 24 (UPI) -- Golf Hall of Fame member Ernie Els and first-time PGA Tour winner Ken Duke climb in the men's world golf rankings, which were updated Monday.
Rose up to No. 3 in golf rankings; Mickelson sixth

Rose up to No. 3 in golf rankings; Mickelson sixth

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 17 (UPI) -- Justin Rose won his first major tournament title, taking the U.S. Open by two strokes and moving to No. 3 in the men's world golf rankings.
Tiger Woods has strong hold on No.1 ranking going into U.S. Open

Tiger Woods has strong hold on No.1 ranking going into U.S. Open

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 10 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods occupies the No. 1 ranking in the world men's golf rankings going into this week's U.S. Open, the second major tournament of the year.
Matt Kuchar moves to fourth in golf rankings

Matt Kuchar moves to fourth in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 3 (UPI) -- Matt Kuchar jumped to No. 4 in the men's world golf rankings after winning the Memorial Tournament.
McDowell moves to seventh in world golf rankings

McDowell moves to seventh in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 20 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell's victory at the Volvo World Match Play tournament boosts him to seventh in the men's world golf rankings.
Tiger Woods, ranked No. 1, nears PGA title record

Tiger Woods, ranked No. 1, nears PGA title record

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 13 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods solidified his spot at the top of the men's world golf rankings with a win at the Players Championship.

Ernst, Rumford rise in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 6 (UPI) -- First-time PGA winner Derek Ernst rockets up the men's golf rankings and back-to-back European Tour winner Brett Rumford is back in the Top 100 as of Monday.

Horschel, Rumford wins move them up in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 29 (UPI) -- Billy Horschel won his first PGA title and Brett Rumford claimed a European Tour win for the first time in five years and both jump in the world golf rankings.

Pratt part of group leading Ballantine's Championship

SEOUL, April 25 (UPI) -- Kieran Pratt closed with three birdies Thursday and is part of a five-way tie for first at the European Tour's Ballantine's Championship in South Korea.
McDowell returns to men's golf Top 10

McDowell returns to men's golf Top 10

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 22 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell's playoff victory at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina allowed him to return to the Top 10 in the men's world golf rankings.
Scott wins Masters, jumps in rankings

Scott wins Masters, jumps in rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 15 (UPI) -- Adam Scott picked up his first major tournament title in a playoff at the Masters, which boosted him to No. 3 in the men's world golf rankings.
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Louis Oosthuizen
South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen reacts after his putt on the 17th green on the second day of the Open championship in St.Andrews, Scotland on July 16, 2010. UPI/Hugo Philpott
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Lodewicus Theodorus "Louis" Oosthuizen (Afrikaans pronunciation: , which he pronounced for the American audience in this TV ad; born 19 October 1982) is a South African professional golfer, who won the 2010 Open Championship.

Oosthuizen was born in Mossel Bay, South Africa. His early career was supported financially for three years by the foundation of fellow South African Ernie Els. He 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. He played on the European Challenge Tour in 2003 and has been a member of the European Tour since 2004. In 2009, he finished 31st on the Race to Dubai. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

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