Peter Oosterhuis, CBS golf analyst and Sr. PGA Tour player, got his start in broadcasting with Sky Sports in Great Britain, analyzing PGA Tour events from a London studio. Peter Oosterhuis also worked for the venerable BBC at the 1996 and 1997 Open Championships. For three years beginning in 1995, Peter Oosterhuis was the lead analyst for The Golf Channel coverage of the PGA European Tour, reporting from almost 90 events.
Prior to his telecasting career, Peter Oosterhuis was one of the leading players in Great Britain and Europe. He was a member of six Ryder Cup teams: 1971, ’73, ’75, ’77 and ’81, and was unbeaten in his first seven singles matches. Peter stood atop the PGA European Tour Order of Merit for four consecutive seasons, 1971 to 1974–a record that stood until 1997. He captured 19 international tournaments and was the runner up in the 1974 and 1982 British Opens.
Between commentating, participating in tournaments and taking part in corporate events Peter Oosterhuis enjoys traveling with his wife Ruth Ann.