Lodewicus Theodorus “Louis” Oosthuizen, or as many golf enthusiasts know him, Louis Oosthuizen is a famous professional golf player from South Africa. Louis is known for an unlikely record as he has finished as runner-up in all four major championships.
Ever since his rise to professional golfing in the later 2000s, Louis has been in the public eye for his golf skills. However, his admirers want to learn more about the personal life of Louis Oosthuizen., like who his wife is and how his early years have been.
Lodewicus Theodorus “Louis” Oosthuizen, also known as Louis Oosthuizen, was born in Mossel Bay, South Africa, on October 19, 1982. Louis’s father’s name is Piet Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen has shown a keen interest in gold ever since his childhood days. As a result, the foundation of fellow South African golfer Ernie Els supported Louis in the early days of his golfing journey. During his amateur days, Louis won multiple titles.
After a successful run in his amateur career, Louis Oosthuizen finally turned professional at the age of 19 years. Louis has won several accolades throughout his professional career. One of the first was on the Sunshine Tour in 2004, when he won the Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour. In 2007 and 2008, he won the Telkom PGA Championship for the second time in a row.
He has also competed on the European Tour since 2004, winning the Open de Andalucia de Golf in 2010. In the same year, he won the 2010 Open Championship, which was a watershed moment in his career. He managed to break into the top 15 of the international golf rankings that year.
Following his accomplishment, he received a lot of media attention, and one of the most famous tales was about how Louis had visited a sports psychologist before the tournament, who gave him ways to increase his focus. This was a simple red patch on his glove that he would concentrate on. It worked brilliantly for Louis, who went on to win the event by a significant margin. Louis has also come close to winning big tournaments in the past. He is one of the few players who have finished second in the Master’s Tournament, the US Open, the Open Championship, and the PGA Championship.
Louis Oosthuizen Wife
Despite such a successful career, Louis likes to keep his private affairs and personal life under the wraps. However, this has stopped fans from digging up about the love life of the golfer. Louis is married to Nel-Mare. The couple has known each other since their childhood days. After several years of dating each other, Nel-Mare and Louis Oosthuizen finally tied the know in 2007.
Even one and a half decades later, the duo has been going on strong together. Moreover, Nel-Mare and Louis also have three children together, who are named Sophia Oosthuizen, Jana Oosthuizen, and Emma Oosthuizen, respectively. The couple lives in their homes at Mossel Bay, South Africa, and Ocala, Florida, U.S.