Cheeky Charlie! Tiger Woods’ 13-year-old son made reporters laugh after joking that he was ‘surprised’ by how well his father – and 15-time major champion – played at the PNC Championship
- 13-year-old Charlie Woods probably doesn’t see enough of his famous dad
- Woods Jr. was paired with Tiger at the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida
- They had a sensational first round, shooting a 59 to earn equal-second
- Even Sunday was more difficult with 65 sure as they finished 8th
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It’s widely acknowledged that Tiger Woods’ best days are behind him, but his son should be more than most he can be, even as 2023 approaches.
However, even Charlie Woods was surprised by his famous father’s performance at the PNC Championship weekend in Orlando, FL.
The nostalgic pairing finished at -20, after 59 and 65 over the two-day event, tied for eighth in their third appearance together at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club.
‘I feel like I know what he’s capable of, and yesterday, that was the best he’s played in a while. And that kind of shocked me,’ Charlie quipped.
Tiger Woods and Charlie shared some sweet moments at The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, FL.
In response, Tiger gave a disparaging statement in a way that many fathers relate to.
‘I used to be good,’ he remarked.
Their first round served as a reminder of what Woods Sr. can still do. with a club in hand after 59 which secured a share of second to Team Singh, the eventual winners.
The famous father-son combination took part in the second Saturday after 59
Sunday was not a successful one for the Woods family who finished eighth after a round of 65.
At least Charlie and Tiger are having fun on the courses together, even if it’s at each other’s expense.
‘We’re always shooting at each other,’ said Charlie. ‘And it’s just so much fun.’
Even Woods’ faded Sunday, finishing eighth overall in their third PNC Championship
‘It was literally non-stop. It starts with the pre-round. Before we even got here, the texts were flying,’ Tiger said of the back and forth.
‘And then warmup, the jabs come out. And then throughout the round, there were jabs, there were a few notes left here and there, a couple things said that we love.’
Woods is also giving the fans what they want, just by being on the course. It may be early days, but it looks like his son will continue that tradition.