December 19, 2022
Charlie Woods needed to take care of a nagging harm in the course of the PNC, so he gave his dad credit score for anchoring the staff on Saturday.
Charlie Woods needed to take care of a nagging harm in the course of the PNC Championship — identical to his father — so he gave his dad some credit score for anchoring the staff throughout their opening-round 59 on Saturday.
“He performed nice right now,” Charlie stated. “He needed to carry me all day.”
However the duo didn’t play as effectively on Sunday, and Staff Woods fell from a tie for second to an eighth-place end.
Nonetheless, Charlie — all of 13 years outdated — couldn’t escape the considered how effectively his dad performed the day before today. On Sunday, GOLF’s Claire Rogers requested Staff Woods what they realized about one another’s sport this week.
“I really feel like I already knew what he was able to,” Charlie stated. “After which [Saturday], that’s one of the best he’s ever performed shortly, and that type of shocked me a bit bit. That’s actually it.”
Charlie’s innocent-yet-blunt evaluation drew roars of laughter from the media. It made the 15-time main champ smile, too.
“I was good,” Tiger stated, laughing. “Once more, it was neat to have the ability to roll again the clock for him to see what I was able to. … Anybody that is aware of what I used to have the ability to do was Bones. Bones obtained an enormous kick out of that [Saturday].”
Bones, as in Jim “Bones” Mackay, was caddying for Justin Thomas, and Bones, as many know, was Phil Mickelson’s longtime looper. Bones noticed peak Woods up shut as a lot as anyone. Charlie obtained to see his dad win the 2019 Masters, however he was inside Augusta Nationwide’s amenities and watching on TV, and that was 3 1/2 years in the past. Seeing it up shut in individual, in a match environment and never at their dwelling course, is totally different.
“It was an unbelievable week simply to have the ability to play with Charlie and to have the ability to expertise it,” Tiger stated. “… Charlie and I, we performed nice [Saturday]. And right now we had been each like strolling penguins on the market. It was all good, although.”
Josh Berhow is the managing editor at GOLF.com. The Minnesota native graduated with a journalism diploma from Minnesota State College in Mankato. You’ll be able to attain him at [email protected].