Father and son Woods are playing an invitational competition under Christmas in Orlando, Florida, where 20 species value tournament winners are playing with their family members. "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 said in a press release Thursday. The tournament will take place from December 17-20 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando. Set to premier next Sunday, Nov. 29, Tiger Woods: America's Son will air at 7pm ET on ESPN. It was his 15th major, but the first his son saw him win.
Previously this year, an amateur video, sneaking from afar, appeared on social media, in which Charlie hits the ball with delightful technique in the practice area of the junior event next to his father, who works as a caddiena.
Of course, the annual tournament is just for fun. the event won't count on anybody's career records or anything insane like that - but there actually is some money on the line!
He finished the coronavirus pandemic-delayed Masters this month in deflating style, with a final-round 76 that included a 10 on the par-three 12th - followed by five birdies in his last six holes. One year it had Aaron Stewart play with Paul Azinger after the boy's father, Payne Stewart, died in a plane crash.
Also teeing up will be Justin Thomas and Annika Sorenstam, who will both be partnered by their their dads, while Gary Player will play alongside his grandson. Johnston first asked Woods to enter the field in 1996 when he turned pro, but playing with his father, Earl. "Back in 1997, Tiger and I were next door neighbors at Isleworth".
Woods and Charlie have already shared a special golfing moment in the public eye.
"I had a big grin on my face", Johnston said.
Woods revealed that there are things in offspring swing technique that he would be happy to take on for himself.
Johnston began dropping hints through people close to Woods a few years ago, and Woods sounded interested.