Tiger Woods goes to shut out a harrowing yr on a heartwarming word. After practically shedding his proper leg in a horrific automobile accident in February, Woods introduced on Wednesday that he’ll play within the 2021 PNC Championship in Orlando on Dec. 18-19 together with his son, Charlie.
“Though it has been an extended and difficult yr, I’m very excited to shut it out by competing within the @PNCchampionship with my son Charlie,” Woods tweeted Wednesday. “I am taking part in as a Dad and could not be extra excited and proud.”
The duo teamed up final December as properly, and that was the final time Woods was seen in any type of aggressive setting. In January, because the PGA Tour season began to unfold, Woods had a further again surgical procedure. In February, his Los Angeles automobile wreck left him in a hospital mattress for practically a month.
The weeks since then have been an extended, gradual march to this second.
Woods mentioned final week on the Hero World Problem that he did not know when he would have the ability to play PGA Tour golf once more. And whereas this isn’t a PGA Tour occasion, it is nonetheless a significant step ahead in his restoration course of.
“So far as taking part in on the Tour stage, I do not know when that is going to occur,” mentioned Woods. “Now, I am going to play a spherical right here or there, a bit of hit and giggle, I can do one thing like that. I definitely like … the USGA prompt Play It Ahead. I actually like that concept now. I do not just like the tees on the again. I like Play It Ahead. … To see a few of my photographs fall out of the sky lots shorter than they used to is a bit of eye-opening, however no less than I can do it once more. That is one thing that for some time there it did not appear like I used to be going to.”
Justin Thomas and his father, Mike, are the defending champions on the PNC Championship.