Tiger Woods’ 15-year-old son Charlie failed to pre-qualify for the PGA due to poor fan behavior.

Tiger Woods’ 15-year-old son Charlie failed to pre-qualify for the PGA due to poor fan behavior.

Charlie was supported by his mother, Elin Nordegren, since Tiger was not at the tournament. Tiger Woods’ 15-year-old son Charlie failed to qualify for the PGA Tour.
On Thursday, Charlie was supported by his mother, Elin Nordegren.
When Charlie was competing in Florida, fans went above and beyond, asking for autographs and searching for memorabilia.
Tiger Woods’ son Charlie Woods will not compete in the 2024 Cowlant Classic at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Charlie, 15, competed in a qualifying tournament at Lost Lake Golf Club in Hove Bay on Thursday morning. But according to multiple media outlets, including The Associated Press and ESPN, the son of the 82-time PGA Tour winner had problems from the beginning.
According to the Palm Beach Post, Tiger, 48, did not attend the event despite being his son’s full-time assistant. Instead, Charlie was accompanied by his mother, Elin Nordegren, and Palm Beach Gardens High golfer Jacob “JJ” Kuttner served as his assistant.
USA’s Tiger Woods poses for a photo on the first tee with his son, Charlie Woods, and daughter Sam Woods, Tiger’s caddie, during the final round of the PNC Championship. Charlie, who hit 16 of 86 on Thursday, also struggled with rabid fans and shaky on-court security.
The newspaper reported that “more than 50 fans” followed Charlie as he walked along the track, realizing there was “no rope to stop them” from getting close to him. Tournament officials “repeatedly asked” fans to stay on the course, but participants ignored them.
According to the magazine, one fan even asked his manager, “Who are you?” The fire chief? Meanwhile, another woman admitted to taking her granddaughter out of school to get Charlie’s attention.
The paper also reported that Charlie was approached by another enthusiastic fan who brought a pen and a copy of Tiger’s book, “How I Play Golf,” to be autographed. Tiger Woods marvels at son Charlie’s golf skills ahead of father-son tournament: “It was awful.” According to the paper, when tournament officials told fans they weren’t allowed to ask players for autographs, fans “got mad” and yelled, “I live here.” And when Charlie smashed the ball out of bounds, several fans were reportedly searching the bushes for a possible souvenir. Charlie’s failure on Thursday isn’t necessarily a reflection of his skill level. Tiger’s son competed successfully in his first high school state golf tournament in November, helping the Palm Beach Gardens team win its fourth state title. Charlie previously competed with his father in the two-player PNC Championship, which consists of a team of grand champions and their families. Tiger and Charlie finished second in 2021, according to ESPN. Tiger Woods of the United States and his son Charlie Woods celebrate on the 6th green during the first round of the PNC Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on December 17, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
Never miss a story: Sign up for PEOPLE’s free daily newsletter to stay up to date on what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling relationship stories. After last year’s tournament, where Tiger caddied for his son, Charlie said in a post-round interview that it was “awesome” to have his father cheering him on on the golf course. “We just stay in our own little world,” he said of his father. “We take it one shot at a time,” Charlie continued, adding that his dad sometimes “puts me in my place.” “I go over to talk about the next tee shot and he says, ‘No.’ We focus on this framework. concentrate. That’s what we’re trying to do. ”

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