SPORTS DAY: Oosthuizen’s kidneys don’t hold up his run

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SPORTS DAY: Oosthuizen’s kidneys don’t hold up his run

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Oosthuizen overcomes illness to lead ‘Africa’s Major’

Louis Oosthuizen overcame kidney stones to open with a nine-under-par 63 in the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and lead by three shots at Sun City on Thursday. He spent time in a Rustenburg hospital and was still in agony at 3am on the morning of the first round of the event. But he recovered and never made a single bogey on the Gary Player Country Club course as he topped the leaderboard ahead of his nearest challenger Thomas Detry on six under par‚ with Italian Guido Migliozzi at five under par.

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