Tiger Woods and his 12-year-old son Charlie reeled off 11 straight birdies to card a last spherical 57 and end in second place on the PNC Championship on Sunday, two photographs behind winners John Daly and his son John Daly Jr.
Tiger greater than delivered in his highly-anticipated return to aggressive golf after a February automotive accident practically value him his leg, and was all smiles however fatigued after going bogey-free over the two-day, non-PGA Tour degree occasion.
“I am completely satisfied and grateful that I am ready to do that. What a blast it was,” stated Woods, who used a cart to get across the Ritz-Carlton Golf Membership in Orlando.
“I nonetheless have my previous leg, which was questionable for some time, and it is functioning. I am simply actually drained. I am not used to this. I believe this could be my fifth spherical of golf this yr,” he stated.
“I am just a little worn out, however it was good to have a cart.”
Whereas Tiger was the principle attraction, his son Charlie stole the present, displaying his father’s unflappable calmness whereas delivering correct drives and well timed putts on a sunny day in central Florida.
“We obtained on a run, which was nice. Charlie was hitting the ball unbelievable and made a number of putts. It obtained fascinating and just a little tight towards the tip, which was enjoyable,” he stated.
“He is an unbelievable participant and associate.”
Group Woods, clad in Tiger’s trademark Sunday crimson shirts, began the day three photographs off the tempo however moved right into a share of the lead after a birdie-birdie-eagle begin at 14-under-par.
After three consecutive pars, Tiger landed an strategy shot near the opening on the seventh for a tap-in and Charlie drained lengthy putts on eight and 9 to maintain the momentum going.
Tiger drove the ball too lengthy on the par-three twelfth however Charlie was there to choose him up as his drive landed on the inexperienced and rolled again in direction of the opening.
Tiger rapidly returned the favour by sinking the birdie putt after Charlie missed his try.
The pair birdied each gap on the again 9 excluding 18, the place they have been compelled to accept par.
Daly and his son matched Group Woods’s last spherical 57 and completed 27-under par, a event document.
The occasion featured 19 father-son pairs and the father-daughter crew of Nelly Korda and her dad Petr.
Justin Thomas and his father Mike, the event’s defending champions, completed tied for third alongside Stewart and Reagan Cink.