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The reason Team Woods' chances of winning the PNC Championship just took a big hit

December 14, 2023

Mike Ehrmann

ORLANDO — While you won't find odds for the PNC Championship on any legal sportsbooks, you can always find some by going the offshore route. Most will have the father-son duo of Tiger and Charlie Woods, AKA Team Woods, among the favorites.

Those jumping at the chance to bet on Team Woods should proceed with caution, however. And not because of any competitive rust concerns for Tiger.

According to a report from Golf Channel's Todd Lewis, Charlie, who will turn 15 in February, will be moving back one set of tees for the 2023 edition of the PNC Championship. 

In his first two appearances at the PNC, Charlie played from right around 6,000 yards. Last year, after he turned 13, he moved back to roughly 6,500 yards, playing the same set of tees as the pros ages 65-72, a grop that included Bernhard Langher, Mark O'Meara, Nick Price and Nick Faldo. There are a variety of tees this week at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Course, and all of them are age-based unless otherwise requested. 

Another year older, Charlie will now play the set that's nearly 6,600 yards, the same set as former women's World No. 1 Nelly Korda. His pops will play the tips, which stretch over 7,000. 

This marks Team Woods' fourth appearance in the PNC Championship, where they have a high finish of runner-up in 2021. They will play in the Friday Pro-Am at 9 a.m. ET. Tee times for the two-day competition, which begins on Saturday, have yet to be announced.