Louis Oosthuizen Net Worth
Facts of Louis Oosthuizen Net Worth
|Net worth||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1982 October 19|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Nation:||South Africa|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
Louis Oosthuizen’s Net Worth: $20 million
Lodewicus Theodorus "Louis" Oosthuizen is a South African professional golfer. He has won the 2010 Open Championship. Louis has been among on the top 50 list of the Official World Golf Rankings. Oosthuizen has won numerous amateur titles. Louis holds the distinction of finishing runner-up in all four major championships. It includes the 2012 Masters Tournament losing in a sudden-death playoff, the 2015 U.S. Open. In the 2015 Open Championship, he was defeated in a four-hole aggregate playoff and the 2017 PGA Championship. In January 2013, he got his highest rank (fourth) at the Official World Golf Ranking.
The estimated net worth of Louis Oosthuizen is $20 million.
Louis Oosthuizen’s Early Life and Career
Born on 19 October 1982, Mossel Bay, South Africa, Oosthuizen early career was supported financially for three years by the foundation of fellow South African golfer Ernie Els. Before turning professional in 2002 at the age of 19, he won numerous amateur titles including the World Junior Championship, All African Games, Irish Amateur Open Championship, and Natal Open Stroke Play Championship, among others, collecting six trophies overall. He turned professional in 2002 but didn’t have any major success in the first two years of his professional career. In 2004 he won Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Arabella, on the Sunshine Tour. He has won 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 had joined European tour in 2004, and won his first event in 2010 at the Open de Andalucia de Golf in Spain. He also won the 2010 Masters Par 3 Contest. Oosthuizen entered the 2010 Open Championship at St Andrew's, he was ranked 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking. He gained the 2010 Open Championship by a seven strokes margin, with the second lowest total posted in an Open at St Andrews of 272.
He claimed his third European Tour title in January 2011. Oosthuizen successfully defended his title at the Africa Open with a two-stroke victory over Tjaart van der Walt. He was runner-up at the 2012 Masters Tournament. In the finale, he scored an albatross on the second hole of Augusta National Golf Club. He won his fifth European Tour title at the Maybank Malaysian Open. Oosthuizen reached the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time in his career, in the second event of the 2012 PGA Tour FedEx Cup Playoffs. He finished the season ranked third in the Race to Dubai. He won the Volvo Golf Champions on 13 January 2013. In the 2015 Open Championship at St Andrew's, Oosthuizen finished as a joint runner-up after losing in a four-hole aggregate playoff during a Monday finish to the event. Oosthuizen finished joint runner-up at the PGA Championship, finishing a career "second-place" Grand Slam.
Louis Oosthuizen’s Personal Life
Louis has been married to Nel-Mare Oosthuizen since 2007. The couple has three daughters. They live their happy residences in South Africa, Florida and the UK.
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