Pro-Golfer Jack Nicklaus says tournament is a thrill to play
ORLANDO, Fla., April 19, 2018– IMG and NBC Sports today announced that The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. has extended its contract as title sponsor of the PNC Father/Son Challenge, the tournament that pairs the games’ legends alongside their sons, daughters and grandchildren.
PNC’s multi-year extension as title sponsor keeps the PGA Tour Challenge Event in Orlando reflecting the bank’s commitment to Central Florida. PNC has served as title sponsor of the tournament since 2012. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes will continue to play host to the PNC Father/Son Challenge. The 2018 PNC Father/Son Challenge will take place Friday-Sunday, Dec. 14-16, with television coverage on Golf Channel and NBC.
“The PNC Father/Son Challenge long ago became one of my family’s favorite golf tournaments,” said 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus. “I have had the pleasure of playing with my sons, and last year, partnering with my 15-year-old grandson GT was a thrill. I am delighted the event—a uniquely special one to us fathers and grandfathers, and perhaps to
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Sunday, December 17, 2017 – Angel Cabrera and Angel Cabrera Jr. shot a final round 60 (-12) on Sunday, following up yesterday’s round of 59 (-13), to seal victory at the 2017 PNC Father/Son Challenge with a 119 (-25) total.
The duo, who become the third team to win on their debut, started the day at 13 under par and never looked back, despite the lead changing hands on several occasions - eventually winning the prestigious event by three shots from Team Duval and Team Langer to earn the $200,000 first-place check.