I love this so much and I can’t stop watching it on loop — it just makes me smile. 2010 Open Champ Louis Oosthuizen completed golf’s ultimate quest: the career runner-up Grand Slam! After finishing T2 at the PGA Championship, Oosthuizen celebrated the feat just as you’d expect — lip-syncing to Andra Day’s hit “Rise Up.”
Just finished my career grand slam second's .. "I'll rise up" pic.twitter.com/083aRityWn
— Louis Oosthuizen (@Louis57TM) August 14, 2017
How good is that?!? It’s like an instant mood booster! I don’t really have anything else to say, except that accepting defeat with grace — and a sense of humor — often brings out a competitor’s true colors.
It’s well known that Oosthuizen has a ton of talent, but perhaps not as much of the discipline and drive that some of his contemporaries do. He’s also been hindered by a nagging back injury.
Winning the John Deere Classic was a major career highlight because he is fascinated with the company’s equipment and also took home a mega-cool tractor. Louis is very passionate about farming and lives on a farm in South Africa.
Oosthuizen’s runner-up finishes at the four major championships:
*2015 U.S. Open (tied)
*2015 Open Championship (tied)
*2017 PGA Championship (tied)