Lodewicus Theodorus Oosthuizen, commonly known by his professional name, Louis Oosthuizen, is a professional golfer from South Africa. He is known for winning the 2010 championship and finishing up the runner up in all four major championships.
Louis Oosthuizen Age/Wiki
Louis Oosthuizen was born on 19 October 1982 at Mossel Bay in South Africa. So we can calculate his current age to be 36 years as of June 2019.
Louis was born to his father Piet Oosthuizen and mother Minie Oosthuizen.
He won the 2010 open championship. Apart from that, he also holds up the record of finishing runner-up in all four major championships.
In 2012 Master’s Tournament, Louis lost in a sudden-death playoff. Similarly, the 2015 Open Championship, he lost in a four-hole aggregate playoff.
Louis Oosthuizen was the runner up in the 2015 U.S. Open and the 2017 PGA Championship. He is one of the seven golfers to have achieved this feat.
In January 2013, Louis Oosthuizen was placed in the fourth position in the Official World Golf Ranking, which is the highest ranking he has ever got.
Louis Oosthuizen Nationality
Born in South Africa and living there for his life till today, Louis Oosthuizen holds a South African Nationality.
Louis Oosthuizen Wife
Louis Oosthuizen is a married person. His wife is Nel-Mare Oosthuizen.
The couple has been blessed with three children; Sophia, Emma and Jana. He lives happily with his family in Jupiter, Florida.
There is no reason denying that in addition to being a successful golfer, Louis Oosthuizen is a proud and happy family person.
Louis Oosthuizen Height – 1.78 m
Oosthuizen stands at a pretty good height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Louis Oosthuizen Net Worth
According to sources, the net worth of Louis Oosthuizen is estimated to be around $8 million that he earned from his profession as a golfer. Moreover, he is also a businessman which adds to his earning and net worth at the end.
The professional life of Louis Oosthuizen has shown hi many victories. He has had 14 professional wins as of today.
Louis has three Amateur wins, 9 wins from his European Tour and 1 win from his PGA tour. For more information about his golfing career, you can visit the official Wikipedia page of Louis Oosthuizen.
More About Louis Oosthuizen
- Louis is the founder of LOUIS57 Charity. It consists of LOUIS57 Junior Golf Academy in addition to LOUIS57 Foundation.
- The organization aims to provide assistance and guidance to future golfer and children in need.
- Louis is also involved in many other charities like Leolan Academy, Runway to Hope and Kids with Cancer.
- In the 2012 Masters, Louis walked to No. 3 Green after a double eagle on No. 2.
- Louis encountered a neck injury during the Dubai Desert Classic. Because of this, he had to withdraw from the tournament.
- Louis is the producer of the wine LOUIS57 which he ventured in 2009. Louis himself tastes and selects the wines personally.