Tour Report: Update: Oosthuizen slows down

Mike McAllister

NORTON, Mass. – After his blistering pace through the first 10 holes, Louis Oosthuizen has settled for pars in his last six holes.

Oosthuizen remains at 8 under for his round with two holes left to play. He’s at 19 under for the tournament, four shots ahead of his playing partner, Rory McIlroy.

Oosthuizen birdied eight of his first 10 holes, but his putter has cooled off on the back nine.

Meanwhile, McIlroy has clawed back with three birdies (and a bogey) in his last six holes. McIlroy is 3 under for his round.

As for Tiger Woods, he also is 3 under on his round and 13 under for the tournament as he plays the 17th hole. That puts him in a tie for third with Dustin Johnson, who’s in the clubhouse after shooting 65.