Louis Oosthuizen is a South African golfer. He is known for winning the 2010 Open Championship. As of 2021, Louis Oosthuizen net worth is estimated to be $23 million.
|Net Worth (as of 2020)||$23 million|
|Date of Birth||October 19, 1982|
|Age||38 years old|
|Born Place||Mossel Bay, South Africa|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Golfer|
|Husband||Nel Mare Oosthuizen|
Oosthuizen was born on October 19, 1982, in Mossel Bay, South Africa. As an amateur, he has won several titles including 2000 World Junior Championship, 2001 All African Games, Transvaal Stroke Play Championship, 2002 Indian Amateur Open Championship, and Irish Amateur Open Championship.
Oosthuizen turned pro in 2002 at the age of 19. He has won several professional tournaments on the Sunshine Tour including Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour, Dimension Data Pro-Am, Platinum Classic, and the Telkom PGA Championship.
In 2010, he entered the 2010 Open Championship ranked 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking. His popularity went through the roof after winning the Open Championship. With that win, he became the fourth man from South Africa to win the Claret Jug and moved to the 15th in the Official World Golf Ranking. In March 2010, he won his first European Tour at Open de Andalucia de Golf and the 2010 Masters Par 3 contest.
After the 2010 Open Championship, Oosthuizen played in several events. In 2011, he won his third European Tour title winning Africa Open in a playoff. He then successfully defended his title at the Africa Open in 2012 with a two-stroke victory over Tjaart Van der Walt.
Oosthuizen was the runner-up at the 2012 Masters Tournament. He was defeated by Bubba Watson on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff. A week later, he claimed his fifth European Tour title at the Maybank Malaysian Open.
In 2012, Oosthuizen reached the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time in his career. On January 13, 2013, he won the Volvo Golf Champions and retained the title again in 2014. With that win, he was placed fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Oosthuizen finished a joint runner-up in the 2015 Open Championship. This was his second consecutive runner-up in a major championship. He was also a joint runner-up at the PGA Championship in 2017.
Louis Oosthuizen Height, Weight, and Measurements
Louis stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m tall and weighs around 75 kg or 165 pounds. His chest size, arms size, and waist size are 40 inches, 13.5 inches, and 36 inches respectively. Meanwhile, his hair color and eye color are both dark brown.
Louis Oosthuizen’s Wife- Nel Mare Oosthuizen
Louis is married to Nel Mara. The couple has been married since 2007. Louis and Nel Mara met at a young age in South Africa. They married at NG Church in Mossel Bay, Louis’s hometown.
They have three children together named Sophia, Jana, and Emma Oosthuizen. The lovely family resides in Texas, United States.
Louis Oosthuizen Net Worth
As of 2021, Louis Oosthuizen’s net worth is estimated to be more than $23 million. He has earned more than $34 million so far as a professional golfer. This doesn’t include his sponsorships and endorsements. Oosthuizen’s personal wealth skyrocketed after his win after the 2010 Open Championship.
Oosthuizen’s earning over the years