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Tiger Woods returns with a little help from his son

December 14, 2021 GMT
Tiger Woods gestures during the trophy ceremony of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Tiger Woods gestures during the trophy ceremony of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Tiger Woods gestures during the trophy ceremony of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Tiger Woods gestures during the trophy ceremony of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Tiger Woods gestures during the trophy ceremony of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

PNC CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Orlando, Florida.

Course: Ritz-Carlton Club Orlando. Yardage: 7,106. Par: 72.

Prize money: $1.085 million. Winner’s share: $200,000.

Television: Saturday, 11 a.m. to noon (Golf Channel), noon to 3 p.m. (NBC); Sunday, 12:30-1 p.m. (Golf Channel), 1-4:30 p.m. (NBC).

Defending champions: Justin Thomas and Mike Thomas.

Notes: Tiger Woods is playing for the first time since a Feb. 23 car crash in the Los Angeles area badly damaged his right leg. He partners with 12-year-old son Charlie. They finished seventh a year ago, the last tournament Woods played. ... Woods is likely to ride in a cart. ... Lee Trevino has played every PNC Championship since it began 24 years ago. ... Bernhard Langer will not be playing this year as he recovers from a knee surgery during the offseason.

Next tournament: Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai on Jan. 20-22.

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Online: https://www.pgatour.com/champions.html

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PGA TOUR

Last week: Jason Kokrak and Kevin Na won the QBE Shootout.

Next tournament: Sentry Tournament of Champions on Jan. 6-9.

FedEx Cup leader: Sam Burns.

Online: https://www.pgatour.com/

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OTHER TOURS

PGA Tour of Australia: Gippsland Super 6, Warragul CC, Warragul, Australia. Defending champion: Marcus Fraser. Online: https://pga.org.au/

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