Team Duval wins 2016 PNC Father/Son Challenge

Team Duval wins 2016 PNC Father/Son Challenge

David Duval and stepson Nick Karavites shot 10-under-par 62 on Sunday to win the 2016 PNC Father/Son Challenge with a 123 (-21) total.

The duo defeated 2013 PNC champions Stewart and Connor Cink, newcomers Retief and Leo Goosen, and Fred and Taylor Funk by one shot to earn the $200,000 first-place check.

Duval, who won the 2001 Open Championship, will now add another piece of golf history to his trophy cabinet. The PNC Father/Son Championship winners receive the Willie Park belts, named for the first father and son duo to win the Open Championship, Willie Park Sr. and Jr.

Team Duval Takes One-Shot Lead at PNC Father/Son Challenge

Team Duval Takes One-Shot Lead at PNC Father/Son Challenge

David Duval and his stepson, Nick Karavites, shot 11-under-par 61 to take the first-round lead at the 2016 PNC Father/Son Challenge.

The duo birdied Nos. 1, 3-7, 13-16 and 18 to open up a one-stroke lead over Fred and Taylor Funk.

Daly Double: John and Little John Excited to Play in First PNC Father/Son Challenge

Daly Double: John and Little John Excited to Play in First PNC Father/Son Challenge

John and Little John "LJ" Daly are looking forward to making their debut at this year's PNC Father/Son Challenge at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, Dec. 8-11. John says they have watched the PNC Father/Son Challenge on TV in the past and LJ’s eyes light up knowing he's going to play in the event this year.

Retief Goosen Will Be Dad First, Coach Second at PNC Father/Son Challenge

Retief Goosen Will Be Dad First, Coach Second at PNC Father/Son Challenge

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Two-time U.S. Open winner Retief Goosen will wear several hats when making his PNC Father/Son Challenge debut alongside son, Leo, this year. The 47-year-old South African will take on the role of swing coach, mental coach and, most importantly, dad, when the duo tee it up at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, Dec. 8-11. As an eighth-grader, Leo plays on the varsity golf team at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando. He also competes on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour and U.S. Kids Golf Tour.

PNC FATHER/SON CHALLENGE WILL JOIN WITH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE® AND K9S FOR WARRIORS  TO PRESENT A SERVICE DOG FOR DONATION TO A VETERAN

PNC FATHER/SON CHALLENGE WILL JOIN WITH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE® AND K9S FOR WARRIORS TO PRESENT A SERVICE DOG FOR DONATION TO A VETERAN

An official PGA TOUR Champions Challenge event, the PNC Father/Son Challenge will underscore its commitment to supporting families and the military by hosting a special K9s For Warriors presentation. Title Sponsor PNC will sponsor a service canine for the use of a veteran at the Sunday, Dec. 11 event at approximately 2 p.m. outside of the Patriot Pavilion, a military-exclusive hospitality chalet located on the 18th fairway at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando.

Veterans Enjoy Free Amenities at Father/Son Challenge

Veterans Enjoy Free Amenities at Father/Son Challenge

The PNC Father/Son Challenge is grateful for the men and women who protect the freedoms we all enjoy. PNC not only makes it possible for veterans to see their favorite professional golfers, but to also thank them in person after they have completed their round.

Volunteers Fill Backpacks with Food and Hearts with Hope

Volunteers Fill Backpacks with Food and Hearts with Hope

In the United States, about 69% of elementary school children qualify for federal free or reduced lunches. That’s about 16 million children across the country facing daily food insecurity. That’s where Blessings in a Backpack comes in. The non-profit organization provides food-filled backpacks to school children ages K-5 each Friday to take home over the weekend. Thanks to PNC, during the Father/Son Challenge tournament week, volunteers get together to stuff backpacks, which are then delivered to the Callahan Center. 

When Dads and Sons Play the “Fifth Major”

When Dads and Sons Play the “Fifth Major”

Besides golf, Jack Nicklaus, Davis Love III and their PGA colleagues have another important, and rewarding, role – being a dad. For these professionals, each stroke on the course counts. When it comes to family, the moments on and off the golf course are what matter most. The PNC Father/Son Challenge allows these fathers to celebrate long-time relationships and family as they spend time with their children to compete against other golf legends. This Father's Day join us in celebrating family.

Team Singh leads at PNC Father/Son Challenge

Team Singh leads at PNC Father/Son Challenge

World Golf Hall Fame member Vijay Singh and son Qass made eagle on the 18th hole to take the first-round lead at the 2015 PNC Father/Son Challenge.  Team Singh shot 59 (-13) at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club for a two-shot lead over Steve and Sam Elkington, Lanny and Tucker Wadkins and Davis and Dru Love.

Fairways of Life Interviews with Larry Nelson and Davis & Dru Love

Fairways of Life Interviews with Larry Nelson and Davis & Dru Love

Matt Adams of Fairways of Life is at PNC Father/Son Challenge this week. Matt sat down with Larry Nelson to talk about how it's never too late to achieve what you want to achieve and about his time served in Vietnam. Davis Love III and son Dru Love IV talk about life on and off the course.

PNC Father/Son Challenge Debuts Commemorative Tournament Seal

PNC Father/Son Challenge Debuts Commemorative Tournament Seal

ORLANDO, FL - The PNC Father/Son Challenge today launched a commemorative tournament seal designed to reflect the unique Father and child bond that is the heritage of the event. The seal, which will evolve each year, uses elements of a golf course to create the silhouettes of a parent and child and complements the existing tournament logo.

PNC Father/Son Challenge Golf Tournament Impacts Central Florida through Community Events and Programs

PNC Father/Son Challenge Golf Tournament Impacts Central Florida through Community Events and Programs

The PNC Father/Son Challenge brings more than just great golf to Central Florida.  The tournament impacts the Orlando-area community in ways that affect fans of all generations and genders.  Support of programs and events like the Healthy Families Orange Program (HFO), Blessings in a Backpack, the LPGA Girls’ Golf Extravaganza and military appreciation shows the tournament and PNC’s commitment to the Central Florida community. 

Dru Love and Taylor Funk Follow in Dads’ Footsteps

Dru Love and Taylor Funk Follow in Dads’ Footsteps

There is a certain magic in going to work with your father – seeing the place he goes off to in the mornings and returns from at night. For some, their father’s office is a golf course, and for a lucky few, their fathers are playing in the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world.