Toms replaces Oosthuizen at Grand Slam of Golf
Open champion Louis
Oosthuizen has withdrawn from next week's PGA Grand Slam of Golf. He was
replaced in the field by 2001 PGA Champion David Toms.
Oosthuizen recently injured his left ankle in his native South
Africa and was
unable to compete last week at the Alfred Dunhill Link Championship on the
The PGA of America announced Tuesday that Toms will take his
place in the
four-player field at Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda.
Ernie Els had previously replaced Phil Mickelson, so just two of
four major champions will compete next week. Toms and Els will play alongside
U.S. Open champ Graeme McDowell and PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer.
The 36-hole event now has an American in the field and has had
at least one
American play in the event every year since 1995.
The tournament will be played Oct. 18-20.