Like father, like son. Tiger Woods introduced that he and his boy, Charlie Axel Woods, will workforce up for the PNC Championship, and this has the golf icon ‘excited’ past phrases!
The world is about to study that Charlie Woods is a chip (shot) off the ol’ block. The 11-year-old son of Tiger Woods will workforce up along with his dad to compete within the PNC Championship on the Ritz-Carlton Golf Membership Orlando (Grande Lakes) from Dec. 17-20. It is going to be the primary time that Tiger, 44, and Charlie play collectively, and this has the golf legend speechless. “I can’t let you know how excited I’m to be taking part in with Charlie in our first official match collectively. It’s been nice watching him progress as a junior golfer, and it will likely be unimaginable taking part in as a workforce collectively within the PNC Championship,” Woods stated in a press release, per PGATour.com.
The PNC Championship, previously often called the “Father/Son Problem,” brings collectively “high PGA TOUR and LPGA major-winning expertise and a member of the family to compete as a workforce. Final 12 months, German golfer Bernhard Langer and son Jason Langer gained the match. Prior to now, the Father/Son Problem has been gained by legends of the inexperienced like Raymond Floyd (with each Raymond Floyd Jr. and Robert Floyd), Jack Nicklaus (with son Gary Nicklaus), and extra.
Charlie is “beginning to get into it,” in accordance with his dad, who has been seen caddying for his son at varied juniors tournaments. Clearly, Charlie’s been paying consideration whereas cheering on Tiger from the sidelines of occasions just like the Masters and extra. Whereas talking earlier within the 12 months with GOLFTV, Tiger revealed that his son is greedy a number of the sport’s unstated dynamics. “He’s beginning to perceive methods to play. He’s asking me the proper questions. I’ve saved it aggressive along with his par, so it’s been simply an absolute blast to go on the market and simply be with him. It jogs my memory a lot of me and my dad [growing up].”
When requested who’s the higher golfer, Tiger smiled and stated, “I’m nonetheless successful…for now.” Whether or not or not Charlie would be the second coming of Tiger Woods, his dad stated it’s as much as his boy to decide on his personal destiny. “It relies upon how unhealthy he needs it. It’s all on him. I needed it at a really, very early age. I needed to compete and play on this sport. That’s on him—whether or not he needs it or not.”
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, this 12 months’s match can be held with out spectators. Nonetheless, followers will be capable of get pleasure from watching Tiger and Charlie tackle the remainder of the competitors. NBC, Golf Channel, and Peacock (NBC’s streaming service) will broadcast the match. There can even be “enhanced social media protection” throughout all PGA Tour and PNC Championship channels. This would be the first time that followers will see Charlie in motion, so that they higher put together to tune in on Dec. 17-20. Fore!