Jon Rahm Reveals His Takeaway From Watching Tiger Woods and Charlie at PNC: ‘Hopefully, I Can Be There in the Future and Be Playing With Kepa’

Published 01/05/2022, 9:54 AM EST

Golf fans were ecstatic to see Tiger Woods back in action at the PNC Championship. Since his accident in February, Tiger spent the rest of 2021 in recovery. Hence, the 2021 PNC Championship was the legend’s first event after the accident.

Dec 19, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Tiger Woods and son Charlie Woods hug after the final round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Since his comeback, the golf world remains stunned with Tiger’s excellent performance, despite his time away from the sport. 

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PNC Championship is a family event, and Tiger teamed up with his son Charlie Woods this year. Notably, the father-son duo impressed all once again. With uncanny resemblance in their playing style, they won hearts but sadly, failed to win the tournament.

Recently, the current world no.1 Jon Rahm also talked about the most loved father-son pair at the PNC Championship. Notably, he was being interviewed for the press meet for the upcoming Sentry Tournament of Champions.

Jon Rahm wants what Tiger Woods had at the PNC

“Of course I watched. I am like a golf nut,” Rahm replied when the reporter asked him whether he saw Tiger and Charlie Woods at the PNC Championship.

He went on to say that even if Tiger wouldn’t be able to compete on tour full-time, from the form he had at PNC, Rahm is hoping to see more of Woods at the PGA Tour soon.“… and it looks like he will be playing on tour again, obviously not full-time, but he will be out here, which is wonderful for all of us,” he said.

Dec 18, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Charlie Woods and his dad Tiger Woods lining his putt up on the 16th green during the first round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Jon explained that not only did he love watching Tiger back in his form, but he also loved the connection Tiger and Charlie had at the tournament. “Just to see that connection between father and son and how they were playing golf. I just, to see how much of Tiger is in Charlie. It’s so cool to see,” he added.

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Jon further added that he wants to experience a similar connection with his son Kepa. “Hopefully, I can be there in the future and be playing with Kepa and… and content for that… that event…”

 

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Anjana Prabhakaran

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Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.

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