Louis Oosthuizen Commits to 2012 HP Byron Nelson Championship
IRVING, TX, April 30, 2012 – Louis Oosthuizen has officially committed to play in the 2012 HP Byron Nelson Championship.
Oosthuizen, who won the 2010 British Open, has four top-25 finishes in 2012, including a third place finish in the Shell Houston Open and second at the Masters Tournament after a two-hole playoff. This will mark the first year that Oosthuizen, from South Africa, has competed at the HPBNC.
He is currently ranked No. 11 overall in the OWGR. With the addition of Oosthuizen, the Nelson field currently includes 11 of the top 40 players in the Official World Golf Rankings who will compete at TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas.
The most recent commitment list is available here. The field will not be final until Friday, May 11 at 5 p.m.
The 2012 HP Byron Nelson Championship will be played May 14-20 at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas in Irving.
About the HP Byron Nelson Championship
The HP Byron Nelson Championship has been a premier event on the PGA TOUR since 1968. Dallas’ biggest sports attraction and most anticipated social event of the spring is also the most financially successful charity event on the PGA TOUR, raising over $122 million for children and families served by Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers. Join us May 14-20, 2012 at the Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. A Great Time. A Greater Cause. Learn more at hpbnc.org.
About Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers
Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers is changing the odds for at-risk and troubled kids and families in North Texas. Funds raised at the HP Byron Nelson Championship support Salesmanship Club’s work in improving inner-city education and providing counseling and other therapeutic services to troubled kids. Learn more at salesmanshipclub.org.