ORLANDO, Fla. – Tiger Woods credited participating in together with Justin Thomas and Thomas’ father, Mike, for serving to his son, Charlie, sense comfy on Day 1 at the PNC Championship.
Team Thomas and Workforce Woods were paired for the initial spherical, and the two family members have expended plenty of time jointly in South Florida. Woods has even experienced Mike Thomas, a PGA of America specialist and his son’s swing coach, take a look at Charlie’s swing.
“To be out there with JT and Mike, the entire Thomas loved ones,” claimed Woods, who is tied for sixth put at 10 below and tied with Group Thomas, “it could not have been a greater setting.”
Justin Thomas described earlier this 7 days that he and Charlie Woods have normal putting competitions when they are dwelling and that he frequently has to remind himself that Charlie is just 11 yrs aged. 1 of these moments happened on the par-4 13th gap immediately after Charlie Woods’ generate discovered the fairway, prompting Tiger to not even strike his generate.
Mike Thomas’ tee shot on the gap finished in a bunker and Charlie Woods still left a take note powering his golfing ball.
“It started out in the professional-am. Charlie drove a person by means of the fairway and my dad was actively playing in entrance of them and he’d hit it by means of the fairway and into the trees. My father wrote on a piece of paper ‘draw hole’ on it and place it under his ball,” Thomas laughed. “In normal Woods manner he stored the piece of paper and when my father strike it in the bunker he set the precise very same piece of paper powering his ball.”
Requested if he was astonished by his son’s convenience amount on Saturday, Woods smiled: “That’s what he has performed [at home].”