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2016 News

A reminder how good King Louis is, and that's on and off the course ...

Posted: 19th December 2016

LOUIS Oosthuizen places his Titleist 57 ball in a difficult lie on the magnificent 18th hole at Pinnacle Point and takes a few practice swings, while letting us know what shot he's going to play. One is for the everyday golfer a handicap of around 16 is the global average for us Joe Ordinarys and the other is the way a Tour professional, like himself, would play to a green some 160 metres away Oosthuizen is the Playing Editor for South Africa's largest circulating golf magazine, Compleat Golfer, and on this morning he is engaging with the editor, because occasions like these are few and far between, given his infrequent visits to South Africa.

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Wishes Delivered: Teeing up a lifetime of wishes

Posted: 7th December 2016

This year, whenever pro-golfers Louis Oosthuizen and Lee Westwood bagged a birdie they bagged Pro Ping Junior clubs for UPS to ship to young aspiring golfers. But, for the kids of The China Golf Association, it wasn’t just the clubs we shipped. We had a very special surprise delivery…Louis himself to deliver some wishes!

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Posted: 26th October 2016

This week’s WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai marks the season debut of Bubba Watson, who returns to the site of one of his most thrilling wins. In 2014 he holed out from a bunker on the 72nd hole at this event, earning a spot in a playoff, which he won.  Louis Oosthuizen, who has six top 10s in WGC events, also makes his 2016-17 debut. Lee Westwood is in the field, having finished third at the recent British Masters. Joining them is Young-han Song, who posted his first victory in 2016 at the Singapore Open.


Posted: 3rd August 2016

With a solo third at the PGA Championship, Daniel Summerhays had his best result in a major and earned his first trip to the Masters next April. In the bag for the PING pro was a set of iBlade irons.

PING today announced the compact new iBlade iron, with a high degree of workability and the softest, purest feel ever in a PING iron, is available for pre-order from authorized PING golf shops The iBlade iron is made from soft 431 stainless steel and includes an activated elastomer insert. It has already been extremely popular among PING pros on every major tour worldwide. Louis Oosthuizen narrates a short video of himself demonstrating the iBlade. You can watch it by clicking here.