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Charlie Woods entered to compete in local qualifying for U.S. Open

April 24, 2024
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Mike Ehrmann

Two months after Charlie Woods experienced one high-profile golf qualifying experience, the 15-year-old son of Tiger Woods is entered into another one this week. Charlie is on the Florida Golf Association’s tee sheet for Thursday’s first stage of 18-hole local qualifying in Port St. Lucie, Fla., where the top scorers will advance to the 36-hole final qualifying to reach June's 124th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.

There are 84 players in the field at the Legacy Golf & Tennis Club, with five expected to advance. It’s Charlie Woods' first time attempting U.S. Open qualifying.

Interestingly, three-time U.S. Open champion Tiger Woods is not yet in the field for Pinehurst, but he is expected to receive the offer of a special exemption from the USGA over the next month.

In February, Charlie Woods drew heavy media attention when he entered a Monday qualifier for the PGA Tour’s Cognizant Classic. He shot 16-over-par 86 that included him scoring 12 on a par-4 hole.