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Louis Oosthuizen

  • Birthplace: Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Residence: Pinnacle Point, South Africa
  • Birth Date: 10/19/1982
  • Age: 26
  • Turned Pro: 2002
  • Eligibility Code: 12

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Player Notes

One of the latest crop of talented young players to emerge from South Africa. Had a successful 2007 in homeland with three wins in total throughout the year. A consistent 2008 season on the European Tour saw him record his highest finish on the Order of Merit. A member of the Ernie Els Foundation in South Africa since 1999, receiving help and inspiration from the former European Tour Number One. Won the Irish Amateur Open Championship and a member of the South African team, alongside fellow European Tour Member Charl Schwartzel, which won the World Junior Team Championships in 2000. Comes from a strong tennis family with his father and brother both playing tennis at a provincial level but opted for golf.

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