WATCH: Lee Trevino Offers Advice to Tiger Woods and Charlie in Heartening Video

Published 12/18/2021, 5:01 AM EST
RIDGEDALE, MISSOURI – SEPTEMBER 22: Tiger Woods of the United States looks on from the range prior to the Payne’s Valley Cup on September 22, 2020 on the Payne’s Valley course at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for Payne’s Valley Cup)


Friday was indeed a good day for golf fans as they got to witness Tiger Woods do what he loves – play golf. The 45-year-old returned to action just ten months after suffering a horrific single-car crash. Every single person out there was delighted to interact with Woods, and that includes the legendary Lee Trevino. 

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The beauty of golf is that the sport allows people of all age groups to enjoy the game. Likewise, the PNC Championship is a tournament that sees players of diverse age groups take part in the event. 

Tiger Woods and his son Charlie debuted in the event last year, and they’re once again back with hunger in 2021. While Team Woods is not the outright favorite to win the 2021 PNC Championship, they are certainly the most popular duo on the field. 

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Lee Trevino catches up with Tiger Woods after the pro-am

Tiger Woods is proud of his 12YO son Charlie for playing with him in the event. The 15-time major winner played a practice round with his son on Friday ahead of the two-day tournament – following their round, Woods caught up with his idol and golf legend Lee Trevino. 

82-year-old Lee Trevino is playing the PNC Championship with his son Daniel and he offered some crucial tips to Woods’ son Charlie after their pro-am round on Wednesday. Trevino gave Charlie some tips to hit a wedge shot and advised him on how to play when he goes to England! 

The six-time major champion then gave Tiger a few tips as well, after calling him the ‘greatest ball striker’ there is. Watch the entire clip here: 

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It was certainly wonderful to see Lee Trevino catch up with Tiger Woods and Charlie. The golf icon is healthy and hitting solid shots at 82 and fans could not want any better! 

On the other hand, there are a lot of expectations on Tiger Woods at the PNC Championship, but he is bound to keep it mellow. Woods has not reached optimum fitness levels since the accident, but his strong recovery technique has helped him speed up the whole process.

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Arjun Athreya

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at EssentiallySports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.

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