Formerly known as the Father/ Son Challenge, the PNC Championship will be played at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando from Dec 17 to 20 and feature Major winners and family members as competing teams.
"It's been just an absolute blast to go out there and just be with him". It's incredible how much Charlie's movements resemble his dad's.
Tiger Woods still has one tournament left this year that might feel as big as any to him.
Woods, the 82-time Tour victor, will make his tournament debut with Charlie, his 11-year-old son who has already established himself as an accomplished junior golfer in Florida.More news: Black Panther 2 to Begin Shooting in July 2021
The younger Woods first gained attention when he was controversially filmed at the junior event in Florida at the end of a year ago. Can he push towards the same greatness his father has achieved?
"Tiger loves spending time with Charlie on the golf course, but he has a completely different vibe than Earl had while working with him", the insider said.
"I don't know if he'll go on to be a professional golfer. I wanted it at a very, very early age, but that's on him, whether he wants it or not".
They will defend the title and among those confirmed to compete are Greg Norman and son Gregory, John Daly and son John Jr, Padraig Harrington and son Patrick, Gary Player and grandson Jordan, and Annika Sorenstam and her father Tom.More news: NBA’s Raptors denied permission to play in Canada, head to Tampa
Woods finished the coronavirus pandemic-delayed 2020 Masters this month in deflating style, with a final-round 76 that included a 10 on the par-three 12 - followed by five birdies in his last six holes. "That's on him - whether he wants it or not". There also will be enhanced social media coverage across all PGA Tour and PNC Championship channels.
The tourney will be a 2-day, 36-hole event. and last year's winners, Bernhard Langer and his son, will be in the field again this year.
Mark Calcavecchia, John Daly, David Duval, Jim Furyk, Padraig Harrington, Lee Janzen, Tom Kite, Matt Kuchar, Tom Lehman, Greg Norman, Mark O'Meara, Nick Price, Vijay Singh and Lee Trevino are the other players now confirmed to be taking part. American Justin Thomas, another former world No. 1, will make his debut alongside his father, Mike.More news: Reuters tally: Europe's COVID-19 cases surpass 15 million mark