Tiger Woods will return to golf alongside his son Charlie at the PNC Championship | Tiger woods
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Tiger Woods will return to competitive golf next week at the PNC Championship alongside his 12-year-old son, Charlie.
Last week, the 15-time major champion admitted he is unlikely to return full-time to professional play after a car crash in February this year left him with serious injuries to his legs. legs. However, he said he would “pick and choose a few events a year and… play around that”.
Woods sustained open fractures to the tibia and fibula in his right leg in the crash and said amputation was a very real possibility.
The PNC Championship is a tournament in which the great champions play alongside a member of their family. Tiger and Charlie played in the tournament together last year.
“Although it has been a long and difficult year, I am very happy to end it by participating in the PNC Championship with my son Charlie”, Woods tweeted. “I play as a dad and couldn’t be more excited and proud.”
IMG’s Alastair Johnston, Executive Chairman of the PNC Championship, said he was looking forward to welcoming the Woods family to the event. “We have been in contact with Tiger and his team for some time and are delighted that he has now decided to make his return to competitive golf at the PNC Championship,” he said.
They will face competition from defending champions Justin Thomas and his father Mike, a former PGA pro. World No.1 golfer Nelly Korda will team up with her father Petr, who won the Australian Open tennis tournament in 1998.
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