For the fourth consecutive year, Tiger Woods and his son Charlie will be the protagonists of the PNC Championship, the pairs event that will be staged in Orlando, Florida from 16 to 17 December. Twenty-five golf champions will compete for the title alongside their children or their father, in what until 2019 was called the Father/Son Challenge.
Tiger Woods, prestigious 15-time Major champion, and fourteen-year-old Charlie will be among the most anticipated participants. After second place in 2021 and eighth in 2022, this year they will aim for the final victory.
Tiger Woods and Charlie
For Tiger Woods, two weeks after returning to the field in the Bahamas, the event represents a new test, in view of a season that will see him play at least one tournament a month, starting in January.
A unique opportunity for the forty-seven year old from Cypress, who will be able to count on the help of his son Charlie, considered by many to be his heir also on the pitch.
Identical in his movements and celebrations, young Charlie could, in 2024, accompany his champion father in the most important golf tournaments, the 4 Majors (Masters, US Open, PGA Championship and The Open), as a caddy.
Meanwhile, in Orlando, father and son will have fun together and challenge the defending champions Vijay and Qass Singh, but also Justin and Mike Thomas, winners of 2021. Justin Thomas himself is not only Tiger Woods' best friend, but also a figure reference for the young Charlie.
Two queens of golf will be present in the competition, Annika Sorenstam who will play with her son Will McGee, and Nelly Korda, the only one - together with Justin Thomas - to participate in tandem with her father Petr, former tennis player who won the Australian Open in 1998 in singles and in 1996 in doubles with Stefan Edberg.
Furthermore, there are high expectations for the participation of Bernhard and Jason Langer, Nick and Matthew Faldo. The event will take place on a 36-hole course, to be played over 2 days with a scramble formula. The atmosphere will be calm and professional, in line with the expectations of golf enthusiasts. The reader will never be addressed directly and no exclamation signs will be used.