Submitted by Fairway Jay
While many off shore sportsbooks failed to list Louis Oosthuizen in their win pools, the Hilton in Las Vegas had the South African longshot at odds of 200-1.
Las Vegas Hilton Sportsbook Director Jay Kornegay noted that three tickets were purchased on Oosthuizen to win totaling $19. Still, a $10 ticket for $2,000 return is not too bad.
If you were able to fire at Oosthuizen after round 1, you cashed tickets from 22-1 to 25-1 at some major offshore shops. Oosthuizen was able to benefit from a favorable draw in round 2, but still had to deal with stronger winds while the players who went off later were called off the course for over one hour before returning in brutally difficult conditions.
Oosthuizen won his first European Tour event in March this year and moved into the top-50 world rank at that time. So while he was listed at very long odds Read more