Oosthuizen withdraws from Honda with cold

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa poses with daughter Jana after winning the 2011 Africa Open after a three-way playoff in East London, South Africa.
Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa poses with daughter Jana after winning the 2011 Africa Open after a three-way playoff in East London, South Africa. ( Getty Images )

Sunday, March 6, 2011

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Being a dad can be difficult, something British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen is learning as he withdrew from the final round of the Honda Classic.

Oosthuizen has all the symptoms of a cold, – swollen glands, sore throat and an ear ache – which he got from his one-year-old daughter Jana.

The South African was 63rd after three rounds at Honda and will now hope to get better for next weeks WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral and will spend the next 2 to 3 days in bed recuperating.