Like father, like son. For the primary time, Tiger Woods was joined by his 11-year-old son, Charlie within the PNC Championship and so they appeared so cute.
The world could have gotten a glimpse at the way forward for golf on Dec. 19 with the beginning of the 2020 PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida. It was there that Tiger Woods and his boy, Charlie, 11, took half within the father-son competitors for the very first time. All eyes had been on Charlie — who twinned along with his dad in a vibrant purple golf shirt — as he surprised viewers with an unimaginable shot.
Eagle for Crew Woods. 🦅
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— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) December 19, 2020
The daddy-son duo had been in fourth place on the time of Charlie’s third gap shot — which a PGA Tour announcer declared was the one “eagle shot” of the day — and Tiger appeared over the moon as he watched his son! “Charlie steps up, and he days, ‘dad, I’ve bought you on this.’ The one eagle of the day,” the announcer stated over the video. “We imagine this was a 5 wooden which he ripped from 175 yards with dad watching shut by…it was inside about 4 ft for eagle,” he added. Technically, the 11-year-old was simply shy of his stroke being an eagle shot — however he was extraordinarily shut! Tiger had an ear-to-ear grin on his face as he high-fived Charlie.
The PNC Championship, previously often called the “Father/Son Problem,” gives “the possibility to see 20 Main Champions crew up with a member of their household and play the sport they really love — collectively,” based on the event’s web site. To qualify, individuals will need to have won a Major Championship or The PLAYERS Championship. Tiger and Charlie will go up in opposition to pairings like Lee Trevino and his son, Daniel, Annika Sorenstam and her father Tom, Bubba Watson and his father-in-law, Wayne, and final 12 months’s winner Bernhard Langer. In 2019, the German golfer gained alongside Jason Langer. This 12 months, Bernhard will compete along with his daughter, Jackie.
“I can’t inform you how excited I am to be taking part in with Charlie in our first official event collectively,” Tiger said in November. “It’s been nice watching him progress as a junior golfer, and it will likely be unimaginable taking part in as a crew collectively within the PNC Championship.” Tiger, whereas talking with GOLFTV, stated that his music is “beginning to perceive methods to play. He’s asking me the suitable 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].”
Supposedly, there are some aspects of the game that Charlie has picked up on sooner than others. “For some cause, Charlie simply at all times needs to beat me, it doesn’t matter what it’s,” Main champion Justin Tomas, instructed USA Today. “Though he’s by no means crushed me in golf or a placing contest, he nonetheless talks trash similar to his dad. We’ll have that, like, internal event inside a event, attempt to shut his little mouth up, however it will likely be enjoyable.
Charlie has gained two occasions on the South Florida PGA Junior Tour, with Tiger appearing as his caddie. “I want I had his transfer,” Woods stated. “I analyze his swing on a regular basis. I want I might rotate like that and switch my head like that and do a few of these positions. These days are lengthy gone. I’ve to re-live it via him.”