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Charlie and Tiger Woods: their clothes were not the only things to match. Charlie’s body language, the twirl of his club, the fist pump, walking after his ball on putts triggered a fawning coverage that veered towards excess. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
Despite being only 13-years-old, Charlie Woods is already making waves in the game of golf like his dad, Tiger. At the 2021 PNC Championship(opens in new tab) for example, he and his dad managed to finish runner-up, this coming at a time where Tiger was still not fully recovered from his serious car crash in February!(opens in new tab)
During the event, Charlie showcased his talent with some incredible shots and moments, especially during their record-breaking birdie run that golf fans around the world watch in amazement at the fact a 13-year-old kid was so calm and collected under the pressure.
Now, only a few months on from his success, Charlie seems to be showing no signs of slowing down, with the 13-year-old shooting rounds of 75 and 72 to finish runner-up in the Boys 11-13 section at an event hosted by Walt Disney World.
Playing on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, Charlie finished just four shots back of Shayaan Kim, with the rounds of 75 and 72 taking place on a golf course that measured around 5700-yards.