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U.S. Open 2014

12th-15th June

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Louis Oosthuizen

Last Updated: 10/06/13 4:14pm

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Louis Oosthuizen: Will be looking to add another major to his CV

Louis Oosthuizen: Will be looking to add another major to his CV

The South African's record in the majors prior to his 2010 Open win at St Andrews was dreadful - seven missed cuts and a 73rd in eight attempts.

But after his triumph at the 'Home of Golf', Oosthuizen would finish in the top 10 at the following year's US Open at Congressional and then came within a whisker of adding a second major at the Masters in 2012.

Three previous visits to Augusta had resulted in three missed cuts but, making a mockery of that course form, Oosthuizen played out of his skin before finally losing to Bubba Watson in a play-off after the left-hander's wonder shot from the trees at the second extra hole.

Still, that runners-up finish, which included an extraordinary albatross on the second hole in round four, went a long way to disproving the notion that the South African was a one-hit wonder.

Oosthuizen has one of the sweetest swings in the game and a victory at the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions at the start of 2013 took him up to a career-high fourth in the world rankings - he's been established as a top 10 player since last November.

But it would be fair to say his record at the US Open is rather mixed, that top 10 at Congressional sandwiched by missed cuts at Pebble Beach in 2010 and the Olympic Club last year.

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