South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen celebrates on the 18th green with his wife Nel-Mare and baby after winning the British Open Golf Championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 18, 2010.
Louis Oosthuizen enters the final round with the lead — and no experience of being in this position.
Ain't that a bush
Paul Casey, who enters the final round just four shots back, sees his hopes land in the gorse bush with a 75.
Not his day
Martin Kaymer of Germany, who entered the final round in third place, also drops from contention with a 74.
This time St. Andrews wins
Tiger Woods, the three-time defending champion, shoots a final-round 72 to tie for 23rd.
Cool hand Lou
Louis Oosthuizen's final-round 67 is more than enough to win.
All but forgotten
Who knows what might have been for Rory McIlroy, who shot 68 Sunday and finished tied for third despite a second-round 80.
Louis Oosthuizen celebrates on the 18th green with his wife Nel-Mare and baby.
Tip your cap
Louis Oosthuizen gives South Africa its fifth victory in a major since 2001.
On the ball
Louis Oosthuizen doesn't squander his third-round lead and is up by four shots heading to the final round.
Paul Casey is just four shots back after shooting a 67.
In the hunt, too
Martin Kaymer of Germany is at 8 under after a third-round 68.
How Swede it is
Henrik Stenson, watching his approach shot on the 13th hole, is in a three-way tie at 7 under.
Hitting out of the tall grass
Alejandro Canizares of Spain tallies his second straight 71 to sit eight shots back of the lead.
He's shadowing the leaders
Lee Westwood shoots 71 for the second straight day and is in a three-way tie at 7 under.
Dustin Johnson's 69 vaults him to seventh on the leaderboard.
Steve Stricker, coming off his second straight John Deere Classic title, finds the going much tougher at St. Andrews. He's at even par after three rounds.
Daly dose of fashion
John Daly doesn't tone down his outfit a bit, but his game doesn't make as much noise as he shoots 74 to drop to even par.
Sorry Scots, but it won't be Monty
Native son Colin Montgomerie can't quite hack it as his third-round 74 leaves him 3 over.
"Just hit it in the hole!"
Caddie Steve Williams doesn't have any better advice for Tiger Woods, who shoots his second straight 73 and is 3 under.
Peter Hanson drops down the leaderboard as he struggles in the third round.
Phil Mickelson manages a third-round 70 but is still far back at 2 under.
Tiger Woods plays his approach shot to the seventh green.
Miguel Angel Jimenez struggles to remain in the top 10.
Rory McIlroy (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy encounters some more tough conditions after his second-round 80, but manages a 69 to keep his slim hopes alive at 4 under.
Not this year
Ian Poulter sees his hopes go by the wayside with a third-round 76.
Jeff Overton manages a 72 to sit at 2 under.
Sergio Garcia shoots 70 to get to 4 under and give himself a chance in the final round.
The second round of the British Open at St. Andrews got off to a beautiful start.
Alejandro Canizares, at 5 under through 12 holes, was moving up when the second round was suspended at the end of Friday.
Stephen Gallacher of Scotland was at even par through 11 holes when his day ended.
Mac falls way back
Rory McIlroy, who set the British Open on its ear with an opening-round 63, implodes with an 80 on Friday.
"Dude, you're so far out of it."
Tiger Woods and playing partner Justin Rose are close only in physical proximity after the second round, as Woods is 8 shots off the lead after a 1-over 73, while Rose is 15 back after shooting a 77.
No Cinderfella story this year
Tom Watson, who made an amazing run at the title last year, struggles to 4 over after two rounds.
Sun sets on St. Andrews
There was plenty of magic in the air at the British Open in July.
Kick in the pants
Surprise contender John Daly doesn't tone it down Friday, but he, too, was bedeviled by the wind and tumbled to a 76.
Daly's outfit wouldn't be complete without a cigarette — and he usually needed one or two, the way he played this year.
Tiger Woods battles the wind to finish at 1-over 73, 8 shots off the lead.
Your future's a little cloudy
Despite sunny skies mixed with puffy white clouds, officials decided the Old Course was unplayable because the wind was gusting to 41 mph, causing balls to wobble on some of the exposed greens, especially those along St. Andrews Bay. Play was suspended 1 hour, 5 minutes at midafternoon.
Lefty not blown away
Phil Mickelson bounces back from his first-round struggles to card a 1-under 71, leaving him at even par and 12 shots back.
Sergio Garcia shoots his second straight 71 to sit 10 shots back.
Ricky Fowler, who opened awfully with a 79, bounces back with a 67 to sit at 2 over — still 14 shots back.
Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa is the surprise leader at 12 under after shooting 67.
Tiger Woods celebrates with England's Justin Rose after getting a birdie on the 9th hole during the first day of the British Open.
English golfer Justin Rose watches his shot from the 10th tee during his opening round on the first day of the British Open.
Take a hike
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks across the Swilken Bridge on the 18th hole during the first round of the British Open.
A tee marker is seen during the first round of the British Open.
Just for laughs
Tiger Woods smiles on the fifth hole during the first round of the British Open.
Line it up
Tiger Woods (R) and his New Zealand caddie Steve Williams (2nd R) stand on the second tee during his opening round.
Ian Poulter of England reacts to a missed putt on the second green during the first round of the British Open.
John Daly acknowledges the crowd after a birdie on the 10th hole.
Come back for more
Tom Watson tees off on the second hole during the first round of the British Open.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the second hole during the first round of the British Open.
Tiger Woods tees off on the second hole during the first round.
The clubhouse is seen during the first round.
Rain rain, go away
Course workers clear water from the first and 18th fairway during the first round of the 139th Open Championship on the Old Course, St Andrews.