Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – It didn't take long for Louis Oosthuizen to get over the playoff loss to Bubba Watson at the Masters.
Just one week after his second at Augusta National, Oosthuizen posted a final- round, four-under 68 on Sunday to cruise to victory at the Malaysian Open. He finished at 17-under 271 and won by three strokes at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.
It was Oosthuizen's fifth European Tour victory. His biggest win was the 2010 Open Championship, but he's also captured the last two Africa Opens, including this year's staging.
Stephen Gallacher carded a two-under 70 to finish second at minus-14.
Rafael Cabrera-Bello (71), Danny Willett (71) and David Lipsky (70) shared third place at 12-under 276.
Oosthuizen's close friend Charl Schwartzel would've placed the green jacket on his buddy had Oosthuizen won last week, but it didn't work out. The 2011 Masters champion posted a four-under 68 on Sunday to take sixth at 11-under par.
The third round was completed Sunday morning, after delays on Friday and Saturday set the tournament back. After the third round was polished off, the players went right back out in the same pairings and the championship ended in an Oosthuizen victory.
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