Tiger Woods is to make his serious presentation playing close by his 11-year-old child Charlie when the pair contend in the 2020 PNC Championship, which is occurring at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Florida from December 17-20.
Woods is making his introduction close by his child in this remarkable PGA Tour occasion, previously known as the Father/Son Challenge, where 20 Major victors contend as a group close by a relative.
Established in 1995, the competition has highlighted a large number of family mixes throughout the long term, including father/son, father/little girl, father/grandson, and son/father. To fit the bill for the PNC Championship, players more likely than not won a significant title or The Players Championship. Their accomplice must not hold a PGA Tour card.
Woods, 42, remarked, “I can’t disclose to you that I am so eager to play with Charlie in our first official competition together. It’s been extraordinary watching him progress as a lesser golf player and it will be unfathomable playing as a group together in the PNC Championship.”
Charlie is now becoming well known on the lesser circuit in Florida, having won a nine-opening competition by five shots a month ago subsequent to shooting a three-under-standard 33.
IMG’s Alastair Johnston, the leader director of the competition, stated: “Having Tiger and his child in the field unexpectedly is an extremely extraordinary second for the PNC Championship. In 1997, Tiger and I were nearby neighbors at Isleworth. After his groundbreaking triumph at the Masters that year, when he got back, I offered him my congrats. In any case, I didn’t reference his stunning presentation at Augusta, however prompted him that as a recently delegated significant boss, he had now able to take an interest in the Father/Son Challenge! He was fairly distracted at that point, however after 23 years, we will invite him realizing very well that he won’t be driven by sentimentality yet will be set for add to his admirable rundown of titles, yet this time getting the opportunity to impart one to his child.”
Close by Woods and his son, the affirmed field during the current year includes Mark Calcavecchia, John Daly, David Duval, Jim Furyk, Padraig Harrington, Lee Janzen, Tom Kite, Matt Kuchar, Bernhard Langer, Tom Lehman, Greg Norman, Mark O’Meara, Gary Player, Nick Price, Vijay Singh, Justin Thomas and Lee Trevino. Annika Sorenstam is likewise in the line up, joined by her dad, Tom.
The match design is 36-opening scramble more than two days, with players going after a $1m prize asset and the Willie Park Trophy. A year ago’s competition was won by Bernhard Langer and his child, Jason.
Despite the fact that the current year’s competition will happen without observers because of COVID-19 related limitations, fans will even now have the option to watch the activity on NBC and the GOLF Channel, also see reports via online media. No subtleties on inclusion in the UK has been delivered.