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Tiger Woods to return to compete with $1 million tournament, golf with son Charlie

Tiger Woods will return to action next week at the $1 million tournament playing with his son Charlie. The championship at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Golf Club, Grande Lakes, later this month ended in seventh place in 2020. “Although it has been a long and challenging year, I’m excited to finish. fueled it by competing in the PNC Championship with my Son, Charlie,” Woods said in a statement Wednesday. “I’m playing the part of a father and couldn’t be more excited and proud,” Woods said. more. In an exclusive interview with Golf Digest in late November, Woods spoke publicly about his golf future for the first time since the crash in February, saying his days as a player Full-time golf has ended. “I think something realistic is playing the one-day Tour, never full-time again, but pick and choose, like Mr. (Ben) Hogan did,” Woods told interviewer Henni Koyack. Take and pick a few events a year and you play around. You practice around that, and you prepare yourself for that. And you play. I think that’s how I’m going to have to play it from now.” Alastair Johnston, executive chairman of IMG, said: “I am delighted to confirm that Tiger and Charlie Woods will be participating in the 2021 PNC Championship. I have been in touch with Tiger and his team. He had been around for a while and was happy when he decided to go back to playing competitive golf at the PNC Championship. “The PNC Championship takes place at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Golf Club, Grande Lakes, December 16-19.

Tiger Woods will return to golf next week at a $1 million tournament playing with his son Charlie.

Woods has not competed in a golf tournament since sustaining a severe leg injury in a car crash in February.

The father and son will compete at the PNC Championships at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Golf Club, Grande Lakes, later this month after finishing seventh in 2020.

“Although it has been a long and challenging year, I am delighted to end it by competing in the PNC Championship with my son, Charlie,” Woods said in a statement Wednesday.

“I’m playing a father figure and couldn’t be more excited and proud,” Woods added.

In one Exclusive interview with Golf Digest In late November, Woods spoke publicly about his golf future for the first time since his accident in February, saying his days as a full-time golfer were over.

Woods told interviewer Henni Koyack: “I think that something is realistic about playing the one-day Tour, never full-time again, but pick and choose, like Mr. (Ben) Hogan did,” Woods told interviewer Henni Koyack.

“Pick and pick a few events a year and you play around there. You practice around that and you prepare yourself for that. And you play. I think that’s how I’m going to have to play it from now on. .”

The PNC Championship features 20 major champions and their loved ones competing for a total of $1,085,000, in a two-day 36-hole tournament for the Willie Park Trophy.

The 2020 tournament is won by Justin Thomas and his father Mike.

“I am pleased to confirm that Tiger and Charlie Woods will be participating in the 2021 PNC Championship,” said Alastair Johnston of IMG, the tournament’s executive chairman.

“We have been in contact with Tiger and his team for some time and are delighted that he has decided to return to competitive golf at the PNC Championship.”

The PNC Championship takes place at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes, from December 16 to 19.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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