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Oosthuizen, trophies or not, solidifying status as one of SA's greats

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Louis Oosthuizen (Getty)
Louis Oosthuizen (Getty)

When Louis Oosthuizen completed a majestic six-under-par 64 on day one of the Open Championship at Royal St George's on Thursday, there was already the unmissable feeling of deja vu.

"Here we go again," South Africa exhaled.  

By the time he teed up on Sunday's final day, his one-shot lead was still intact, and the 38-year-old was poised to strike and finally land his second major championship since his first at the Open back in 2010.

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