How it happened: Oosthuizen's 7 consecutive birdies

Louis Oosthuizen hits a drive on the second hole during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston.

Louis Oosthuizen hits a drive on the second hole during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston.

Scores »

RBC Heritage

Hilton Head, SC - Harbour Town Golf Links

8:24:01 PM ET. 04/17/2014




PosNameTodayThruScore
T1Matt Kuchar-5F-5
T1Scott Langley-5F-5
T1William McGirt-5F-5
4Harris English-3F-3
T5Russell Knox-2F-2
Complete Leaderboard »

NORTON, Mass. -- Louis Oosthuizen used seven consecutive birdies – four of which came on putts longer than 20 feet – to take control of the Deutsche Bank Championship and have us thinking about 59. He didn’t break the 60 barrier, but his impressive streak will allow him to take a three-shot lead into Monday’s final round.

• • •

No. 4: 298 yards, par 4

Tee shot: 312 yards, into the rough over the green on the drivable par-4.

Approach: His 21-yard chip shot to the front-left hole location ran nearly 7 feet past the hole.

Putt: Holed out from 6 feet, 9 inches.

• • •

No. 5: 466 yards, par 4

Tee shot: 296 yards to left side of the fairway.

Approach: From 162 yards, hit it 20 feet left long and left to a hole location protected by a greenside bunker.

Putt: Holed out from 20 feet.

• • •

No. 6: 465 yards, par 4

Tee shot: 306 yards to left side of the fairway.

Approach: From 171 yards, hit it 20 feet long and left of the hole.

Putt: Holed out from 20 feet, 4 inches.

• • •

No. 7: 600 yards, par 5

Tee shot: 308 yards to left side of the fairway

Approach: From 284 yards, hit his second shot to rough just right of the green. His 23-yard chip from across the green stopped about 5 feet short of the hole.

Putt: Holed out from 4 feet, 10 inches.

• • •

No. 8: 213 yards, par 3

Tee shot: Hit his ball more than 40 feet long and left of the hole location on the green’s right side.

Putt: Holed out from 41 feet, 9 inches.

• • •

No. 9: 472 yards, par 4

Tee shot: 299 yards to right side of the fairway on this dogleg left.

Approach shot: From 168 yards, hit his ball more than 20 feet past the hole.

Putt: Holed out from 23 feet, 2 inches.

• • •

No. 10: 425 yards, par 4

Tee shot: 277 yards to the right side of the fairway.

Approach shot: From 135 yards, stiffs his approach to 2 feet.

Putt: Holed out from 2 feet, 1 inches.

Welcome to Golfweek.com's comments section.
Please review the posting guidlines here: Golfweek.com Community Guidelines.
All accounts must be verified using Disqus email verification

  • PGA
  • CHMP
  • WEB
[[PGAtourn]] Full Leaderboard >
Prev
  • [[player._CurPos]]
  • [[player._Lname]], [[player._Fname]]
  • [[player._TournParRel]]
  • [[player._Thru]]
Next
[[CHMPtourn]] Full Leaderboard >
Prev
  • [[player._CurPos]]
  • [[player._Lname]], [[player._Fname]]
  • [[player._TournParRel]]
  • [[player._Thru]]
Next
[[NWIDtourn]] Full Leaderboard >
Prev
  • [[player._CurPos]]
  • [[player._Lname]], [[player._Fname]]
  • [[player._TournParRel]]
  • [[player._Thru]]
Next