Tiger Woods to play alongside 11-year-old son Charlie at Florida tournament

Tiger Woods actually has one competition left for the current year that may feel as large as any as he has played in previously.

The PNC Championship declared on Thursday that Woods will play with 11-year-old child Charlie in a competition that has matched significant victors with their kids since 1995, the year prior to the 44-year-old Woods turned ace.

“I can’t disclose to you that I am so eager to play with Charlie in our first official competition together,” Woods said. “It’s been extraordinary watching him progress as a lesser golf player, and it will be fantastic playing as a group together in the PNC Championship.”

The PNC Championship takes places somewhere in the range of 19 and 20 December in Orlando, Florida.

The most TV presentation Charlie got was a year ago at Augusta National when Woods enveloped his child by his arms subsequent to winning the Masters for the fifth time, finishing a rebound from four back medical procedures. It was his fifteenth major, however the principal his child saw him win.

Woods has assisted for his child in junior occasions, and a Charlie’s smooth swing became famous online not long ago.

Woods wrapped up his official year with a significant Sunday at the Masters. He was well out of conflict when he took a 10 on the standard three twelfth, and afterward followed with five birdies over his last six openings.

The PNC Championship, the brainchild of long-lasting IMG leader Alastair Johnston, has experienced cycles throughout the years to attempt to keep current with the occasions. It permitted Fuzzy Zoeller to play with his girl, Gretchen, and Arnold Palmer to play with his grandson, Sam Saunders. One year it had Aaron Stewart play with Paul Azinger after the kid’s dad, Payne Stewart, passed on in a plane accident. Annika Sorenstam is playing with her dad, Tom. Added to the field this year is Justin Thomas playing with his dad, long-term Kentucky club star Mike Thomas.

For Johnston, having Woods consent to play returned him to a joke that became reality. They were nearby neighbors when Woods turned professional in 1996 and endorsed with IMG.

“At the point when he got back, it was a few days after the fact before we made up for lost time, and I stated, ‘Congrats.’ I had a major smile all over,” Johnston said. “I stated, ‘You’ve quite recently qualified to play in the dad child.’ He looked exceptionally confounded by the reality.”

Johnston started dropping clues about playing close by Charlie through individuals near Woods a couple of years prior, and Woods sounded intrigued. Among the inquiries Woods had was the time of other youngsters. Johnston said children of Seve Ballesteros and Bernhard Langer each played at about a similar age as Charlie.

It presumably helps that the PNC Championship won’t have observers in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, however Johnston trusts Woods would not put his child on a public stage except if he believed he could deal with it. The competition is broadcast by NBC.

Langer, Raymond Floyd and Larry Nelson have won the competition on various occasions with various children. Players probably won a significant or The Players Championship, and their accomplice must not hold a PGA Tour card.

Others in the field incorporate John Daly, Greg Norman, Nick Price, Lee Trevino and Gary Player, with one player still to be reported for the 20-group field.

Until choosing to play in the PNC Championship, it was thought Woods finished the year at the Masters. The Hero World Challenge he has in the Bahamas, planned for early December, was dropped as a result of movement issues connected to the pandemic.

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