European Tour

Oosthuizen confirms Singapore Open return

2017-10-24 12:44
Louis Oosthuizen (Supplied)

Cape Town - South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen will compete in next year's Singapore Open.

The 2010 Open Championship winner is the latest star golfer to confirm his participation for the tournament after reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia will compete.

According to the Asian Tour website, Oosthuizen finished runner-up the last time he played in Singapore, where he lost out in a play-off to Italy's Matteo Manassero in 2012.

"You could say I have some unfinished business in Singapore," said the eight-time European Tour winner.

In August this year, Oosthuizen made headlines after finishing joint second in the PGA Championship - giving him the distinction of finishing runner-up in all four Majors.

He is only the seventh golfer to accomplish this feat, joining Craig Wood, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, and Phil Mickelson.

"I am really looking forward to getting back there and playing in the Singapore Open. It will be the perfect way for me to start the season, on a great golf course, where I have great memories and where I know I can win," said Oosthuizen.

"I am really focused on winning titles and competing week in and week out and in 2018 that hopefully means starting with the Singapore Open!"

The US$1 million tournament will be played on the Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club from January 18 to 21, and will be jointly sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour Organisation.

Read more on:    asian tour  |  european tour  |  louis oosthuizen  |  golf
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Which is your favourite event on the golfing calendar?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.