CAREER INFORMATION
CURRENT STATUS
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  • After a successful amateur career, in 2002, Louis turned professional at the age of nineteen.
  • His first professional achievement was in 2004, when he won the Vodacom Origins of Golf at Arabella. In that year, he also became a member of the European Tour.
  • 2007 was a particularly good year on the Southern Africa PGA tour, with Louis winning the Dimension Data Pro-Am, the Telkom PGA Championship (which he also won the following year, in 2008), and the Platinum Classic.
  • 2010 was the defining year for Louis
    • In March, he won his first European Tour event, the Open de Andalucia de Golf.
    • His greatest achievement to date, though, was in July, winning The Open Championship at St Andrews by seven strokes.
  • In 2011 Louis brought his success home to the continent of his birth, winning the Africa Open.
  • In 2012 Louis once again secured the Africa Open title, and won the Maybank Malaysian Open
    • Louis made history in 2012 by scoring the first Double Eagle on the second hole at Augusta, the first in the history of the Masters championship.
    • As a culmination of his success in 2012, Louis made it – for the first time in his career – into the Official World Ranking Top 10.
  • Louis brought in 2013 with a win by one stroke at the Volvo Golf Championship.
  • In 2014 Louis successfully defended his title at the Volvo Golf Championship, repeating history and winning again by one stroke.
  • In 2015, in a close contest, Louis came second in The US Open in June, and again at The Open Championship in July.
  • As of January 2016, Louis is 18th in world rankings.

 

 

Louis at the 2008 Telkom PGA Championship

 

 

Louis at the 2010 Open de Andalucia de Golf

 

 

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