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Poulter comes from behind for WGC win

Poulter comes from behind for WGC win

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Ian Poulter charged from a four-stroke deficit in the final round Sunday and won the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in China.
Oosthuizen has 5-stroke lead in China

Oosthuizen has 5-stroke lead in China

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen shook off an early bogey Friday and shot a 9-under-par 63 in building a five-stroke lead at the PGA Tour's HSBC Champions tournament in China.
Oosthuizen, Scott in front in China

Oosthuizen, Scott in front in China

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott each shot 7-under-par 65 Thursday and share the lead after the first round of the HSBC Champions golf tournament in China.

McIlroy grabs 2nd round Deutsche Bank lead

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Rory McIlroy carded a 6-under-par 65 for a second straight day Saturday, taking a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

British Open begins Thursday

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, July 18 (UPI) -- The oldest golf tournament in the world begins Thursday with a series of streaks in progress at the sport's major championships.
Donald, Mickelson in British Open group

Donald, Mickelson in British Open group

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, July 16 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Luke Donald, looking for a first major tournament title, was grouped with Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy for the first rounds of the British Open.

Bubba Watson returns to action Thursday

AVONDALE, La., April 25 (UPI) -- Golf's newest hero will be in action Thursday for the first time since the Masters victory that suddenly made him to one of his sport's leading figures.
Bubba Watson won't play in Wells Fargo event

Bubba Watson won't play in Wells Fargo event

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17 (UPI) -- Masters champion Bubba Watson won't play in the Wells Fargo Championship next month because he wants to spend more time with his family, officials said Tuesday.
McIlroy back to No. 1 in golf ranking

McIlroy back to No. 1 in golf ranking

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 16 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy returned to the No. 1 spot in the men's world golf rankings Monday.
Oosthuizen wins in Malaysia by 3 strokes

Oosthuizen wins in Malaysia by 3 strokes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 15 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen pulled away Sunday and won the European PGA Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open by three strokes.
Oosthuizen leads Malaysian Open

Oosthuizen leads Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 14 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen, the runner-up last week at the Masters, owns the lead after Saturday's play at the European Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open.
Otto, Kruger share Malaysian Open lead

Otto, Kruger share Malaysian Open lead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 13 (UPI) -- Hennie Otto had a bogey-free 8-under-par 64 Friday and is tied with Jbe Kruger for the lead of the European Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open.
Schwartzel in front at Malaysian Open

Schwartzel in front at Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 12 (UPI) -- Charl Schwartzel shot 8-under-par 64 Thursday in taking the first-round lead of the European Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open.
Watson moves to fourth in golf rankings

Watson moves to fourth in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 9 (UPI) -- Masters winner Bubba Watson jumped to No. 4 and Phil Mickelson returned to the Top 10 in the world golf rankings updated Monday.

Hanson, Mickelson 1-2 at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 7 (UPI) -- Peter Hanson took the lead at the Masters Saturday with the week's low round and despite the heroics found Phil Mickelson just one shot behind.
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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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