SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 02: Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa acknowledges the crowd during the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on December 2, 2012 in Sun City, South Africa. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Johannesburg – Louis Oosthuizen climbed to fifth place in the latest world golf rankings, released on Monday, after finishing fourth in the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the weekend.

It is a career-high rating for the 27-year-old South African, who rose one place in the rankings from the previous week.

Despite finishing second to German Martin Kaymer at Sun City, Charl Schwartzel moved up only one spot in the rankings to 27th. – Sapa