Louis Oosthuizen

by Bchrome 23 Aug,2016
Louis Oosthuizen
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  • Birth Name Lodewicus Theodorus Oosthuizen
  • Birth Place Mossel Bay
  • Famous Name Louis Oosthuizen
  • Father Piet Oosthuizen
  • Mother Minnie Oosthuizen
  • Net Worth $ 8 million
  • Nationality South African
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Married yes
  • Married to Nel-Mare Oosthuizen (m. 2007)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 3

Lodewicus Theodorus Oosthuizen, celebrated as Louis Oosthuizen, is a South African golf player by profession. He plays in the various professional tours such as European Tour, Sunshine Tour and PGA Tour. He is also famous for his golf swing techniques. He was born on October 19, 1982 at Mossel Bay, South Africa. He was born to Piet Oosthuizen and Minnie Oosthuizen. He currently resides in Jupiter, Florida with his family.

Oosthuizen turned professional in 2002. He has also entitled various awards and achievements in his amateur career such as World Junior Championship (2000), Transvaal Amateur Stroke Play Championship (2001, South Africa), Irish Amateur Open Championship and many more.  He was funded by Ernie Els in his early golf career days. However, he has now been one of the most popular names in the field of golf. He has won a total of 13 tours and tournaments till date which includes 2 PGA Tour, 8 European Tour, 2 Asian Tour and 7 Sunshine Tour. He is ranked in the 4th position by Official World Golf Ranking in 2013.

Moving on to his personal life, Louis is a happy married man. His wife, Nel-Mare, is also from South Africa. The couple met during one of the match of Louis after turning professional at the age of 19. The duo tied a knot in 2007 and is living happily with their family. Louis and Nel-Mare are blessed with 3 beautiful children named Jana, Sophia and Emma.

The couple is very supportive in each other’s work. He has been proved not only as a successful golfer but also a good businessman. In addition, he is also very prosperous in his family life. He has set a great example for others who are willing to do something in their life.

Being one of the greatest players of his time, Louis has been endorsed by various brands and companies.

The golfer is also very active in the charity works. He is the founder of LOUIS57 Charity which is comprised of LOUIS57 JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY and LOUIS57 FOUNDATION. The objective of this organization is to assist golfer of the future, and children in need. He is also involved in other charities such as Leolan Academy, Runway to Hope, Kids with Cancer and so on.

Louis Oosthuizen has an estimated net worth of $ 8 million and earns a very good salary. The golfer has an attractive height of 5 ft. 10 in. with the weight of 77 kg. He is a multi-talented personality who proved himself in every sector he wished to succeed on.

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