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WATCH | Oosthuizen aces 8th hole at SA Open

2020-01-12 16:15
Louis Oosthuizen
Louis Oosthuizen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - SA's top ranked golfer Louis Oosthuizen recorded an ace in the final round of the South African Open at Randpark Golf Club on Sunday - but it wasn't enough to bring him victory. 

Oosthuizen, who led by one stroke going into the final day, made a hole-in-one on the eighth hole.

It was Oosthuizen's fourth hole-in-one of his professional career after aces at the 2016 Masters, 2016 Open Championship and 2019 WGC-HSBC Championships.

Although he took the lead with the hole-in-one, Oosthuizen ultimately fell short of victory and had to settle for second behind his compatriot Branden Grace, who romped to the SA Open title.

READ | Red-hot Grace secures SA Open win

Grace made eight birdies and an eagle to shoot a 9-under 62 in the final round to win the tournament.

Oosthuizen carded a 3-under 68 to finish at 18-under par.

- Compiled by Lynn Butler

 

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