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Tiger Woods’ Son Charlie, 15, Aiming to Qualify for First-Ever PGA Tour Event

The son of the golf legend is playing in a pre-qualifier for the Cognizant Classic on Thursday

<p>David Cannon/Getty</p> Charlie Woods and Tiger Woods at the PNC Championship 2023 in Orlando, Florida

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Charlie Woods and Tiger Woods at the PNC Championship 2023 in Orlando, Florida

Tiger Woods’ son Charlie is looking to play pro.

The 15-year-old will take part in a PGA Tour pre-qualifier Thursday in an attempt to play the Cognizant Classic in Florida from Feb. 29 to March 3, the PGA Tour stated on its website Wednesday.

Charlie will play at Lost Lake Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida, which is one of four pre-qualifying sites for the Classic. A total of 25 players will then advance to a full qualifier on Monday, from which four will earn the right to tee off in the Cognizant Classic alongside pros including Rickie Fowler and current world No. 2 Rory McIlroy,

The son of the 82-time PGA Tour winner will be just 15 years and 21 days old if he's successful, according to USA Today. This will top his father, 48, who played his first Tour event at the age of 16.

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<p>Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty</p> Tiger Woods and Charlie Woods during the final round of the PNC Championship 2023

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Tiger Woods and Charlie Woods during the final round of the PNC Championship 2023

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Charlie has previously competed with his dad in the two-player PNC Championship, which features teams comprised of a major champion and a family member. In 2021, Tiger and Charlie finished second in the event, reported ESPN.

In addition to Charlie, Tiger shares daughter Sam Alexis, 16, with his ex-wife Elin Nordegren. In December 2023, she also joined the duo at the PNC Championship when she served as her dad's caddie for the first time at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida.

<p>Mike Ehrmann/Getty</p> Charlie Woods during the final round of the PNC Championship 2023

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Charlie Woods during the final round of the PNC Championship 2023

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In a video jointly shared on the PGA Tour and PNC Championship’s Instagram pages, Sam stood next to her father and chatted with him as she cleaned one of his clubs.

“For the first time, Sam Woods is caddying for her father today ❤,” the post's caption read.

“I just love being with them and seeing what they're doing, what they're capable of doing – the joys, just the shifts of interest,” the golf legend said of his children in 2011. "It's just fun. We have a great time together.”

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