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- Louis Oosthuizen completed as the head South African at the 120th US Open at Winged Foot Golf Membership.
- There were seven South Africans in the arena with easiest three making the weekend lower.
- Oosthuizen broke into the High 20 of the world rankings alongside with his third-affirm cease.
Louis Oosthuizen used to be the correct performing South African golfer at the 120th US Open at Winged Foot Golf Membership in New York.
Out of the seven South Africans who started the tournament, easiest three made the lower for the weekend.
Oosthuizen, who’s South Africa’s high-ranked golfer, carded a 3-over par 73 on Sunday to total at 2-over for the tournament.
The 2010 Open Championship winner started the closing round four strokes off the tempo, nonetheless at final completed third – eight shots in the lend a hand of Bryson DeChambeau, who clinched his maiden major title.
Oosthuizen acknowledged the not easy prerequisites and stated that it looked treasure DeChambeau used to be playing on a atypical direction on his own.
“I presumably desire to notion at the cease greater than one thing else. Finishing third in a major is repeatedly good,” stated Oosthuizen following his closing round on Sunday.
“Yeah, I mean, it used to be going to be not easy. It is seemingly you’ll check up on early on what Bryson and Matt (Wolff) were going to originate, and Bryson is playing his own minute golf direction at the 2d.
“This golf direction positively confirmed its enamel at the present time with the firmness of the greens and the fairways and the wind, and it used to be dazzling not easy.”
According to CBS Sports actions, Oosthuizen banked a fab $830 466 (R13.7 million) for his four-day efforts.
The 2010 Open Championship winner also moved into the High 20 in the most contemporary world rankings by though-provoking up 9 areas to 16th.
In the meantime, Erik van Rooyen posted an even-par 70 in his closing round to total tied for 23rd on 10-over for the tournament and banked $116 385 (R1.9 million).
Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who used to be making his US Open debut, had a closing round to neglect as he posted a 12-over 82 to total 55th at 20-over. Bezuidenhout took home $26 473 (R437 598).
Branden Grace, Shaun Norris, Justin Harding and JC Ritchie were the four South Africans who did not execute the weekend at the not easy Winged Foot direction.
– Compiled by Lynn Butler