Louis Oosthuizen wins the South African Open in fine style, by six shots at Randpark Golf Club in Joburg.
Louis and his Trophy / getty
Louis cruised to victory with a final round -4 under par 67 to win his home open for the first time, the South African Open, with a total of -18 under par;
“I wish the family was here,”
““The crowd was great this whole week, it was nice to do it for them.”
“I knew today was either going to be very special or heartbreaking.”
“I know there’s only a few that have won The Open and the SA Open so I’m very chuffed to have my name on this.”
“We had a tough start today and my caddie just told me, you’re swinging it well, just go for it.”
“I just got back to basics, to try and hit fairways and greens. I know I’m putting well, I just needed to give myself putting opportunities for birdie.”
“This feels very special. This is perfect.”
Nearest challenger was Romain Langasque from France, he had a last round -5 under 66 to claim second place at -12 under par.
Sharing third place were three South Africans, Charl Schwartzel, +1 over 72 today, Bryce Easton, -5 under 66 and Thomas Aitken, -4 under 67, they were joined on that -10 under total by Oliver Wilson from England, with his final round -4 under 67.
Claiming the three available spots for The Open, at Royal Portrush Golf Club next year were Romain Langasque, Oliver Wilson and Charl Schwartzel.