This week at the 2020 PNC Championship, golf fans will be treated to a parent-child exhibition event featuring, among others, Tiger Woods and his son Charlie Woods. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the tournament.
PNC Championship preview
Typically the PNC Championship, formally known as the Father-Son Challenge, receives only a modest amount of attention. But that all changes this year. For the first time, Tiger Woods and his 11-year-old son Charlie will compete together in a tournament on live TV when they suit up for the event.
Charlie will be the youngest competitor in the event’s history, but he’s already starting to show off some serious golf skill. Charlie competes in junior events, sometimes with his dad as caddie. Recently, cameras caught Charlie’s sweet swing as he practiced alongside Tiger on the range.
World No. 3 Justin Thomas is also in the field, playing alongside his father Mike Thomas. Earlier this month, Thomas, who tees it up with Charlie and Tiger in South Florida occasionally, admitted that Charlie is quite competitive and “just always wants to beat me, it doesn’t matter what it is.” So the Woods-Thomas rivalry will be another “tournament within a tournament” to follow.
But they won’t be the only big-name players in attendance. All pro competitors have either won a major or Players Championship, including Gary Player, Greg Norman, Annika Sorenstam and more. The format will be a scramble, and the tournament will be played at the Grande Lakes Orlando course at the Ritz-Cartlon Golf Club.
Below you will find everything you need to know to watch the 2020 PNC Championship on TV or online.
PNC Championship Basics
What: 2020 PNC Championship
Where: Grande Lakes Orlando, Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.
When: Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 19-20
Last year’s champion: Bernhard Langer and Jason Langer
How to watch the PNC Championship on TV
The 2020 PNC Championship will air across NBC, Golf Channel and Peacock. Peacock will open the coverage on Saturday, followed by a two-and-a-half hour NBC broadcast from 2:30-5 p.m ET. Golf Channel will then re-air the action from 6-10 p.m. ET. On Sunday, Golf Channel will carry the first hour of coverage from 2-3 p.m. ET, followed by a three-hour NBC broadcast from 3-6 p.m. ET. Golf Channel will once again re-air the final round coverage Sunday night from 7-11 p.m. ET.
How to watch the PNC Championship online
Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, will stream exclusive coverage of Saturday’s first round from 1-2:30 p.m. ET. You can sign up for a Peacock account here.