Louis Oosthuizen, the highest-ranked player at The RSM Classic, withdrew with a lower-back injury. On Thursday, Oosthuizen made birdie on three of his final five holes to salvage a 1-under 69 on Sea Island’s Seaside Course.
He was scheduled to start the second round at 10:50 a.m. Friday on the Plantation Course alongside Max Homa and Scottie Scheffler in one of the day’s featured groups.
Louis Oosthuizen, conditions
Oosthuizen, who has a history of back trouble, is No.
9 in the world after a 2021 season that included four runners-up and two third-place finishes. He finished second in this year’s PGA Championship and U.S. Open and T3 in The Open. A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty.
This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship). A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the "secret weapon" of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.
"He's a good guy, he's been through a lot as a sportsman and he's the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I'm not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period.
" These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed 'the Baltimore Shark', important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. "The mental aspect is something I've worked on a lot with him lately.
I'm really lucky to have him around. Besides, he's a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value." This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.