Two SA golfers in action at World Golf Championships

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South African golfers Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace are in action on Saturday night in the round of 16 at the World Golf Championships Match Play event in the USA.

They topped their respective groups after the round robin stage in Austin Texas.

Oosthuizen was destructive in his final group game against the higher ranked Tommy Fleetwood of England. He won four and three, after going five up at one stage.

Oosthuizen lost his opening match against Kyle Stanley, but with other results going his way, he was able to finish on top of the group. He takes on Marc Leishman next.

It was more straight forward for Grace, he won his opening match and caused and upset on day two when he defeated word number one Dustin Johnson. He only needed a halve in his final game, but still beat Chez Reavie to record a perfect score in the group.

Grace plays against Sergio Garcia in the last 16.

Tiger Woods will be in action in the last 16 as well. He also needed other results to go his way, but did his own job in spectacular fashion by beating Patrick Cantlay 4 and 2. He will play Northern Ireland’s Rory Mcilroy in the knock out round.

Mcilroy won 4 and 2 in the final group game against Matthew Fitzpatrick to record a perfect record in the group stages.

Two players share the lead going into the final round of the Indian Open in New Delhi. American Julian Suri and Callum Shinkwin of England are on eleven under two shots ahead of their closest rivals.

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