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Adam Scott edges Angel Cabrera on 2nd playoff hole for Masters win

Adam Scott edges Angel Cabrera on 2nd playoff hole for Masters win

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 14 (UPI) -- Adam Scott drained a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday, defeating Angel Cabrera to become the first Australian to win the Masters.
Woods in spotlight on Masters eve

Woods in spotlight on Masters eve

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 10 (UPI) -- Golf's first major event of the year begins Thursday with the center of attention being a player who has gone five years without winning a premier event.
Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, Scott Piercy in Masters pairing

Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, Scott Piercy in Masters pairing

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 9 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Tiger Woods will be paired with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy in the first two rounds of the 2013 Masters, opening Thursday in Augusta.
Woods keeps No. 1, Laird jumps 61 places

Woods keeps No. 1, Laird jumps 61 places

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 8 (UPI) -- Martin Laird's victory at the Texas Open moved him up 61 places to No. 56 in the men's world golf rankings.

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Spurs' Ginobili to miss 3-4 weeks ... Williams No. 1; hot streak continues ... Waste problem at Sochi Olympic site denied ... Siem just outside Masters invitation ... Sports news from United Press International.

Marcel Siem wins but is just short of Masters invitation

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 1 (UPI) -- Marcel Siem picked up a European Tour title and jumped in the men's world golf rankings but ended up just short of an invitation to the Masters.

Haas, Cink tied in Houston after 54 holes

HUMBLE, Texas, March 30 (UPI) -- Bill Haas fired a 5-under-par 67 and Stewart Cink responded with a 4-under 68 Saturday, moving into a tie for the lead after three rounds of the Houston Open.

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Tiger Woods officially tops golf rankings ... Cardinals place Freese on disabled list ... FIFA tosses Costa Rica snow protest ... Djokovic, Bryans in Davis Cup series ... Sports news from United Press International.
Tiger Woods officially tops golf rankings

Tiger Woods officially tops golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 26 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods has officially returned to the No. 1 spot in the men's world golf rankings.

McIlroy, Woods still 1-2 in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 18 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods lead the men's world golf rankings, which had no changes in the Top 10 this week.

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Gonzaga No. 1 in final regular-season poll ... Woods tightens race for No. 1 in golf ... Pettersen up to 7th in women's golf rankings ... Pine marten interrupts soccer game ... Sports news from United Press International.

Woods tightens race for No. 1 in golf

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 11 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods pulls closer to Rory McIlroy this week in the battle for the No. 1 spot in the world golf rankings.

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Flacco signs NFL's richest contract ... Gonzaga takes No. 1 in coaches' poll ... Hingis Voted into Tennis Hall of Fame ... First-time winners jump in golf rankings... Sports news from United Press International.

First-time winners jump in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 4 (UPI) -- Michael Thompson and Dawie van der Walt notched their first major-tour golf tour titles and made large gains in the men's world rankings.

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Indiana remains No. 1 in coaches' poll ... Pistorius reports to corrections for bail ... Bynum suspended for punching Hansbrough .. Kuchar joins golf Top 10 ... Sports news from United Press International.
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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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