With one of the most elegant swings on the planetLouis Oosthuizen peered into the head of a large one again. It is a fixed. The 2010 British Open winner, a very competent golfer, confirmed his formidable predisposition in the majors, as this course has been confirmed with second place in the PGA and the US Open. He threw 64 shots in a flawless maaa playing in Jon Rahm’s game.
To forget the last runner-up, the sixth in his career (Masters 2012, British 2015, US Open 2015 and PGA 2017 are the others), last June in Torrey Pines, in the tournament that coron Rahm, the South African took refuge on his farm in Ocala, Florida. “I was with my children, disconnecting,” he revealed. “And, of course, with the tractor. This has nothing to do with playing golf well or badly,” he added.
From a farming family in Mossel Bay, Ooshtuizen has always been familiar with the field. When he won the Claret Jug at St Andrews, it was not thrown into the Ferraris or Porsches catalog. He bought a John Deere to plow the land. “As I got on the plane back, I started to think about it,” she said then. The first was for his family’s farm in South Africa, lands rich in barley, wheat, vegetables and grapes; later he bought another one for his quasi-permanent residence in the United States due to the demands of the calendar.
El ‘subGrand Slam’
No big wins outside the British – eight titles on the European Tour, in addition – Oosthuizen’s name is linked to that of Palmer, Nicklaus, Watson, Mickelson, Norman, Dustin Johnson and Craig Wood as one of eight players who have completed the Grand Slam runners-up. “For me it is not any frustration. On the contrary, it is the proof that I can fight for these tournaments. Because there are times you can lose, but other times, someone who plays better wins you,” he says.