won his first major championship Sunday, shooting a 1-under 71 to win by seven shots at St. Andrews.
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switched back to his Scotty Cameron putter for his final round. But he made two front-nine double-bogeys while continuing to struggle on St. Andrews' greens.
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continued his poor play at the British Open, finishing tied for 48th.
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made one birdie and 17 pars to tie for third.
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was poised for a second-place finish, but he bogeyed the last three holes to tie for seventh.
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rebounded from an 80 on Friday to tie for third.
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Nick Watney, center, and Sean O'Hair, not pictured, were the low Americans at St. Andrews. They tied for seventh.
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made the cut on the number and shot 71-67 on the weekend to tie for 14th.
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shot a Sunday 73 to finish one over for the tournament.
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fought through a leg injury this week to finish second. He also finished second at the Masters.
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Oosthuizen stopped by the Jigger Inn, near the Old Course, for a little celebration.
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Oosthuizen and Paul Casey were paired in the final group. Oosthuizen led Casey by four strokes at the start of the day.
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Oosthuizen made a bogey on No. 8, but he followed his mistake with an eagle on the par-4 ninth.
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was unable to put pressure on Oosthuizen Sunday. Casey tied for third. "Nobody was going to stop him," said Casey. "He didn't miss a shot today. I don't know if he missed one all week. That was four days of tremendous golf. He didn't flinch today."
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Casey's hopes for a first major title were dashed when he drove into a gorse bush on No. 12 and walked off with a triple bogey.
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"That eagle on nine, that got me started," Oosthuizen said. "It was a big change on 12 when Paul made triple and I made birdie. All of a sudden, it was mine to throw away."
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Oosthuizen began the week as a relative unknown, but he made a name for himself at St. Andrews.
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Oosthuizen and his wife, Nel-Mare, and their daughter, Jana.
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Oosthuizen dropped the gold medal, but he had a good grip on the claret jug.
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found one of the heaviest gorse bushes on the course during his final round.
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