Louis Oosthuizen

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Lodewicus Theodorus "Louis" Oosthuizen (Afrikaans: [ˈlu.i ˈuəstɦœizən]; born 19 October 1982) is a South African professional golfer who won the 2010 Open Championship. He also holds the distinction of finishing runner-up in all four major championships: the 2012 Masters Tournament losing in a sudden death playoff, the 2015 U.S. Open, the 2015 Open Championship where he was defeated in a four-hole aggregate playoff, and the 2017 PGA Championship. He is the eighth golfer to accomplish this feat, joining Craig Wood, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Oosthuizen has received more than 872,189 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis Oosthuizen is the 60th most popular golfer (down from 53rd in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 219th in 2019) and the 6th most popular South African Golfer.

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Among golfers, Louis Oosthuizen ranks 60 out of 62. Before him are Brooks Koepka, Graeme McDowell, Stewart Cink, Lydia Ko, Jason Day, and Charl Schwartzel. After him are Danny Willett and Lucas Glover.

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Among people born in 1982, Louis Oosthuizen ranks 1,167Before him are Enefiok Udo-Obong, Bobby Reynolds, Bret Iwan, April Ross, Rui Tokisaki, and Alan Mannus. After him are Kenny Egan, Aarya Babbar, Aarti Chabria, Devin Hester, Darren Sutherland, and Dorcus Inzikuru.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Louis Oosthuizen ranks 304 out of 312. Before him are Thanduyise Khuboni (1986), Surprise Moriri (1980), Akani Simbine (1993), Anaso Jobodwana (1992), Tokelo Rantie (1990), and Charl Schwartzel (1984). After him are Dean Furman (1988), James Thompson (1986), Ohanna Shivanand (1982), John Smith (1990), Beth Tweddle (1985), and Dale Steyn (1983).

Among GOLFERS In South Africa

Among golfers born in South Africa, Louis Oosthuizen ranks 6Before him are Gary Player (1935), Nick Price (1957), Ernie Els (1969), Justin Rose (1980), and Charl Schwartzel (1984).

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