Like father, like son. Tiger Woods introduced that he and his boy, Charlie Axel Woods, will crew up for the PNC Championship, and this has the golf icon ‘excited’ past phrases!
The world is about to be taught that Charlie Woods is a chip (shot) off the ol’ block. The 11-year-old son of Tiger Woods will crew up along with his dad to compete within the PNC Championship on the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando (Grande Lakes) from Dec. 17-20. It would be the first time that Tiger, 44, and Charlie play collectively, and this has the golf legend speechless. “I can’t tell you how excited I am to be playing with Charlie in our first official tournament together. It’s been great watching him progress as a junior golfer, and it will be incredible playing as a team together in the PNC Championship,” Woods mentioned in an announcement, per PGATour.com.
The PNC Championship, previously generally known as the “Father/Son Challenge,” brings collectively “high PGA TOUR and LPGA major-winning expertise and a member of the family to compete as a crew. Last 12 months, German golfer Bernhard Langer and son Jason Langer received the event. In the previous, the Father/Son Challenge has been received 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 “starting to get into it,” in response to his dad, who has been seen caddying for his son at numerous juniors tournaments. Clearly, Charlie’s been paying consideration whereas cheering on Tiger from the sidelines of occasions just like the Masters and extra. While talking earlier within the 12 months with GOLFTV, Tiger revealed that his son is greedy some of the game’s unstated dynamics. “He’s starting to understand how to play. He’s asking me the right questions. I’ve kept it competitive with his par, so it’s been just an absolute blast to go out there and just be with him. It reminds me so much of me and my dad [growing up].”
When requested who’s the higher golfer, Tiger smiled and mentioned, “I’m still winning…for now.” Whether or not Charlie would be the second coming of Tiger Woods, his dad mentioned it’s as much as his boy to decide on his personal destiny. “It depends how bad he wants it. It’s all on him. I wanted it at a very, very early age. I wanted to compete and play in this game. That’s on him—whether he wants it or not.”
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this 12 months’s event shall be held with out spectators. Still, followers will be capable to 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 event. There can even be “enhanced social media coverage” throughout all PGA Tour and PNC Championship channels. This would be the first time that followers will see Charlie in motion, in order that they higher put together to tune in on Dec. 17-20. Fore!