Seeing double: Tiger Woods and son Charlie tee off in excellent symmetry sporting well-known Sunday pink


It could be a uncommon sighting nowadays, however golf followers have lengthy grown accustomed to watching Tiger Woods put on pink on Sundays.

However on the PNC Championship, onlookers have been seeing double. For the ultimate spherical of the annual occasion in Orlando, Tiger and son Charlie teed off in excellent symmetry.

At 13-years-old, his father has received two extra majors than he has had birthdays, however Charlie impressed all through at Ritz-Carlton Golf Membership, his tee strategy and swing drawing inevitable, but eerily correct, comparisons to that of his taking part in companion.

The pair completed tied for eighth in a star-studded 20-player area, with solely gamers to have received a significant championship or The Gamers Championship invited to play with their family. After ending as runners-up final 12 months, the Woods’s completed six photographs behind Fiji’s three-time main champion Vijay Singh and his son Qass Singh.

Past matching outfits, the duo additionally coordinated in taking part in by ache. Woods, that includes in simply his second occasion since his emotional St. Andrews outing at The Open in July, was managing plantar fasciitis, ache within the backside of his foot, whereas Charlie admitted to combating an ankle harm sustained by rolling it throughout a apply spherical.

Damage has been the story of Woods’ current profession, his taking part in time decimated since he suffered severe leg accidents in a automotive accident in February 2021. The 46-year-old withdrew from the Hero World Problem earlier this month citing his foot ache, and at numerous factors had combating motion in the course of the seventh version of The Match final week.

“It was a tough year but also one of the more rewarding years I’ve had in a while,” Woods informed reporters Sunday.

“I don’t know if I ever get back to playing St Andrews in a British Open, but to be able to experience that maybe one last time at this level was very special to me.”

Sharing a golf cart to get across the course, each father and son could possibly be seen limping at instances over the weekend. But with two good ft between them, Woods believes he and his son have been “perfect yin and yang”.

“He’s got a left foot, I’ve got a right foot and so we’ve got two good feet – we’re good,” Woods told SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio on Saturday.

“There’s a big difference between pain and injury … If you’re injured you’re not playing, this is just a little bit of pain and it’s game time – so we just go out there and suck it up together.”

Tiger and Charlie Woods share a cart Sunday.

Charlie added: “I’ve discovered a brand new respect for him now, after getting a really minor harm.

“Just to see what he’s going through, just a fraction of it, and see how much it hurts. It’s cool how he’s gotten to where he is now after all he’s been through.”

After a day of pleasant back-and-forth with Justin Thomas and his father Mike, who completed joint-second, Charlie had a back-handed praise saved for his father.

“I feel like I already knew what he was capable of and then yesterday, that’s the best he’s ever played in a while, and that kind of shocked me a little bit,” he informed reporters.

Charlie Woods' technique drew comparisons with his father's.

The laughter within the press room subsided solely to spark up once more with Woods’ reply.

“I used to be good,” he mentioned.

“It was neat to be able to roll back the clock for him to see what I used to be capable of.”