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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“The whole tournament is all about family and spending time with your family and the families of other players,” said Bernhard. “For these youngsters it is an amazing few days where they can rub shoulders with some of the legends of the game, deepen some friendships we have and create new memories.”
Defending Champion, 2015 Charles Schwab Cup winner Bernhard Langer and son Jason will aim to repeat as champions;Ten Ryder Cup Captains, including current U.S. Captain Davis Love III, set to play; Twenty-team field boasts 12 World Golf Hall of Fame members, 350 PGA TOUR titles and 64 major championships
Fifty-four years ago today, on Nov. 7, 1961, a 21-year-old Jack Nicklaus wrote a heartfelt letter to the USGA to declare that he was turning professional.
World Golf Hall Fame member Bernhard Langer and his 14-year-old son, Jason, won the PNC Father/Son Challenge on Sunday at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Grande Lakes. Langer, a two-time Masters winner, and Jason shot 62-59=121 (-23) to win the tournament by two shots over Davis and Davis (Dru) Love IV.
The teams of Curtis / Thomas Strange and Bernhard / Jason Langer are tied for the lead at 62 (-10).
Team wrist bands support Healthy Families Orange; Fans Wearing the Winning Team’s Band on Sunday will have the Opportunity to take a Photo with the Champions
Six-time major champion Lee Trevino returns to this week's PNC Father/Son Challenge happier than ever. The 75-year-old's wit, charm and bright-lights smile was on full display at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes, Orlando on Thursday as he made a surprise appearance at a fan clinic and shared stories with media members.
Through a partnership with the PNC Father/Son Challenge, PNC, PGA TOUR players and families, the goal is to spread awareness of Childhood Hunger through Blessings in a Backpack.
Mark O’Meara has won 16 PGA TOUR victories, including two major championships (1998 Masters Tournament, 1998 The Open Championship), has two Champions Tour wins, a U.S. Amateur title (1979), three European Tour wins and has represented the United States in five Ryder Cups and two Presidents Cups. The 57-year-old will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2015. Even with all his success in golf, the soon-to-be Hall of Famer says one of his favorite tournaments each year is the PNC Father/Son Challenge.
Hale Irwin is one of only four players to have participated in each of the 16 years the PNC Father/Son Challenge has been played. His son Steve, now 40, has played in each one with him. From the beginning, Irwin said this has been a special event.
This year, Lehman and his son, Thomas, now 19, will return to the PNC Father/Son Challenge after a seven-year hiatus. Why the long break? Thomas was busy playing football and baseball at Notre Dame Preparatory High School in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Raymond Floyd dominated the PNC Father/Son Challenge in the early years. Floyd is a four-time major champion, has won 22 times on the PGA TOUR, 14 times on the Champions Tour and has won five times at the PNC Father/Son Challenge. Floyd and his son Raymond Floyd Jr. won the first three years the tournament was held from 1995-97, then Raymond won with son Robert in 2000-2001.
Jack Nicklaus and his son, Jack II, headline a field full of World Golf Hall of Fame members, golf legends and their children when the PNC Father/Son Challenge tees off for the 17th time, Dec. 11-14, 2014, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes in Fla.
Three-time Major Champion Larry Nelson will make his 17th appearance at the PNC Father/Son Challenge this year. He played the first year the event was held in 1995 and has won the tournament three times (2004, 2007, 2008).
World Golf Hall of Famer Johnny Miller and his son, Andy, have committed to play in the 2014 PNC Father/Son Challenge Dec. 11-14 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes. Miller, who last played with his son Scott in 2006, returns to the tournament after an eight-year hiatus.