For a man who has seen it all in the golf world, two-time U.S. Open champion and World Golf Hall of Fame member Curtis Strange has a rather profound way of describing the PNC Father/Son Challenge. “It’s unlike anything else we’re able to do as golfers,” he says, when asked about the tournament.
Nick Price and his son, Greg, may have finished in last place in their inaugural PNC Father/Son Challenge in 2013, but the experience of playing together as a team mattered more to them. Greg, 23, took up the game of golf only seven months before last year’s competition.
For most professional golfers, holding the trophy on Sunday is the ultimate goal when entering a tournament. But for defending champion Stewart Cink, not all golf tournaments are like the PNC Father/Son Challenge.
PNC Father/Son Challenge staff stopped by the Howard Phillips Center to see the great work they're doing each and every day.
IMG Golf announced today that The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. has renewed its contract as title sponsor of the PNC Father/Son Challenge.
Nick Price never had the opportunity to play the PNC Father/Son Challenge in the past. Not because he couldn’t qualify – he is, after all, a three-time major champion – or because he didn’t have the desire. Price simply didn’t have a partner because none of his three children played golf. But 2013 is different for the President’s Cup captain.
Lee Janzen cemented his place in golf history with two U.S. Open victories, but a gesture he made to a friend goes a long way toward showing that the golf legend and PNC Father/Son Challenge competitor is much more than a golfer.
Jack Nicklaus headlines a field full of golf’s biggest legends when the PNC Father/Son Challenge tees off for the 15th time, Dec. 12-15, 2013, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes in Florida.
They are two of the greatest players golf has ever seen; their friendship and rivalry over the years has helped define the popularity of the game, and on Saturday, fans will have the chance to see Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus tee it up once more, as they are paired together for the first round of the PNC Father/Son Challenge at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes in Florida.
Family-oriented event boasts 18-team field, including golf icons Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, that has combined for 492 professional wins on the PGA and European Tours, including 67 major championships
The Father/Son Challenge, a tournament that for 14 years saw many legends of golf team up with their sons in this unique, family- oriented championship event, will return this fall after a three-year hiatus thanks to a new title sponsor in PNC Bank.