Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the 139th Open Championship on the Old Course, St Andrews on July 16, 2010 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Getty Images)more pics »Louis Oozthuizen
of South Africa, whose nickname is "Shrek," is leading the pack at the British Open today, and he's got the lead by 5 shots after the close of day 2 play, according to New York Daily News
. High winds and crummy conditions are giving the golfers a run for their money today. Louis Oozthuizen (Getty)
, the 21-year-old who was leading going into today's play had a pretty bad day today and bogeyed his first five holes, then doubled 11. Meanwhile, Tiger Woods
is holding on for dear life to his spot near the lead. He's reportedly having a bit of trouble in the 30mph winds, but hanging in there.
Oozthuizen is an unlikely leader in this tournament, as he's only played four majors and has never made the cut. However, he had his first win on the European Tour earlier this year, and it looks like that might have been the boost of confidence he needed to get himself back in the game.
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