Golf Tiger Woods, Louis Oosthuizen among Greenbrier Classic field

Tiger Woods is back in action when the Greenbrier Classic gets underway as Louis Oosthuizen looks for form.

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U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen expects good scores at the Greenbrier Classic starting Thursday.

The South African finished equal second at Chambers Bay on June 21, ending up a shot behind eventual winner Jordan Spieth.

Oosthuizen shot a 29 on the back nine to propel himself into contention at the year's second major.

Asked if he was capable of a similar feat in West Virginia, Oosthuizen said it may be required at the PGA Tour event.

"It would be nice. Never say no to a 29," he said.

"But... a lot of golf [has] to be played. It's a good golf course.

"You need to hit it well, and like you say, there are a lot of birdies out there. So if you're not going to be giving yourself birdie opportunities, then you're going to fall behind in the field."

Oosthuizen is set to have plenty of competition at the Old White TPC.

Among the field is struggling 14-time major champion Tiger Woods, who is looking to turn his year around.

Woods is without a top-10 finish since 2013, and has missed four cuts in 15 tournaments dating back to the start of last year.

American Webb Simpson has enjoyed the course, with three top-10 finishes in his past four starts at the Greenbrier.

Argentine Angel Cabrera returns to the scene of his triumph of last year, when he claimed a two-shot win.

That win marked Cabrera's third on the PGA Tour and first since his 2009 Masters success, but he is winless since.

American Bubba Watson is also in the field as he looks to add to his Travelers Championship success from Sunday.

The world number three missed the cut at the U.S. Open but bounced back in perfect fashion for his first win of the year.

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