Discussion: 2017 PNC Father/Son Challenge

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GolfWRX is live this week from the 2017 PNC Father/Son Challenge at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida.



The 20-team field includes some of the game's legendary major champions, and their sons. Notable teams include John Daly/Little John Daly, Nick Faldo/Matthew Faldo, Tom Kite/David Kite, Bernhard Langer/Jason Langer, Greg Norman/Greg Norman Jr., Jack Nicklaus/Gary Nicklaus Jr., and Lee Trevino/Daniel Trevino. The teams will compete in a scramble format over 36 holes to decide the winners of the Willie Park Trophy.



Last year, David Duval and his step-son Nick Karavites took home the trophy, and they are back in the field this year to defend.



Check out our photos below from this year's event!



Thursday's Photos

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  • chadillac65chadillac65 FloridaMembers Posts: 315 ✭✭
    It was a great day out there! Nick Price to PXG?
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  • xjohnxxjohnx Members Posts: 2,005 ✭✭
    edited Dec 14, 2017 #3
    Is VGG making a fairway wood now or does John just have a customer headcover for promo?



    And Duval's son wearing the OG Signature Duval glasses is awesome.
  • Pinseeker_72Pinseeker_72 Members Posts: 225 ✭✭


    It was a great day out there! Nick Price to PXG?




    Not sure about Nick Price to PXG. Looks to me that Nick Price is hitting PXG irons and wedges.
  • jrm715jrm715 Members Posts: 86
    Looks like Justin Leonard with PXG
  • StonewalledStonewalled Members Posts: 1,516 ✭✭
    Sir Nick playing JPX 900 Forged ?? If he was a Golfwrx member he would be bagging some 900 Tours. Or MP-4 or 5's like his son.



    Might have to get a set of these magical 900 forged, good enough for ole Nick good enough for me.



    Any one want to buy some Blades?? lol
  • bigeasybigeasy Bigeasy Members Posts: 1,172 ✭✭
    Duval with the Cobra f8+, along with the Normans.
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  • Ed SettleEd Settle #InsideTMAG ClubWRX Posts: 6,051 ClubWRX
    edited Dec 14, 2017 #8
    I love it that Greg Norman is still using a Kia Ma putter. Circa 2010.



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  • shot-saviorshot-savior Members Posts: 185 ✭✭
    edited Dec 15, 2017 #9
    bigeasy wrote:


    Duval with the Cobra f8+, along with the Normans.
    Noticed that as well. Good looking driver in all black. Milled face is exciting. Reviews have been very positive; sound and feel are reported as exceptional. And, it's launching high with low spin -- especially on above center strikes. It's the only thing on my list to try this year.
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  • sk33trsk33tr Members Posts: 501 ✭✭
    Interesting to see a Yes putter in the wild. Wonder which model it is.
  • ryborybo Members Posts: 2,230 ✭✭
    Langer using a Ping driver.......very interesting!
  • Cruisin1966Cruisin1966 ClubWRX Posts: 803 ClubWRX
    rybo wrote:


    Langer using a Ping driver.......very interesting!




    I believe he's been gaming the Ping G400 since late summer/early fall

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  • HifadeHifade Sleepin' on the job. Slacker! Dayton, OHCharter Members Posts: 5,338 ✭✭
    edited Dec 15, 2017 #13
    Seeing several sets of '18 X-Forged in bags (and a set of '14 Apex - Watkin's????). Also see the '18 Rogue in O'Meara's bag. Interesting to see Marko playing a whole bag of Callys after being a Titleist guy for years. How 'bout Lehman's mixed set of old TM and new '18 X-Forged. Oh yeah, anyone catch the ferrule on one of Lehman's irons sliding up. Old school, baby.......details, details. He doesn't care. Good stuff.
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  • DTown3011DTown3011 #DTown3011 ClubWRX Posts: 3,602 ClubWRX
    edited Dec 15, 2017 #14
    Yes saw O'Mearas Rogue driver but no pics under the headcover!



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  • bcflyguy1bcflyguy1 Enjoying my coffee... Members Posts: 3,021 ✭✭
    Ed Settle wrote:


    I love it that Greg Norman is still using a Kia Ma putter. Circa 2010.







    Think the Shark was using an OG Studio Stainless last week. I'm sure his putter collection would cause us all to mess ourselves at first look.
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  • Ed SettleEd Settle #InsideTMAG ClubWRX Posts: 6,051 ClubWRX
    bcflyguy1 wrote:

    Ed Settle wrote:


    I love it that Greg Norman is still using a Kia Ma putter. Circa 2010.







    Think the Shark was using an OG Studio Stainless last week. I'm sure his putter collection would cause us all to mess ourselves at first look.




    Oh, I am sure that is true!
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    Irons: New Level 4-PW Nippon Modus 105 S
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  • xjohnxxjohnx Members Posts: 2,005 ✭✭
    DTown3011 wrote:


    Yes saw O'Mearas Rogue driver but no pics under the headcover!



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    He teed of with an Epic so it's either just a cover or maybe he was trying it on the range?
  • Holy MosesHoly Moses Members Posts: 10,492 ✭✭

    rybo wrote:


    Langer using a Ping driver.......very interesting!




    I believe he's been gaming the Ping G400 since late summer/early fall




    Ping should sign Langer to a full contract. They’d be a great fit.
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  • MattyO1984MattyO1984 Members Posts: 4,981 ✭✭
    My highlight was the 503H with what looked like an Aldila NV shaft in what I think was the bag of Tom Kite. Sure that that combo had a little of a cult following back in the day.


    sk33tr wrote:


    Interesting to see a Yes putter in the wild. Wonder which model it is.




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  • Holy MosesHoly Moses Members Posts: 10,492 ✭✭
    MattyO1984 wrote:


    My highlight was the 503H with what looked like an Aldila NV shaft in what I think was the bag of Tom Kite. Sure that that combo had a little of a cult following back in the day.


    sk33tr wrote:


    Interesting to see a Yes putter in the wild. Wonder which model it is.




    Matt Fitzpatrick is still rocking his one on the European Tour.




    I think Jonas Blixt is still using one too
    Ping G30 LS Tec 10* (DI-6X)
    Ping G30 3W 15* (DI-7X)
    Ping i20 3 (DI-95S), 4-UW (PX 6.0)
    Ping Glide 2.0 56*SS, 60*ES (PX 6.0)
    Ping Vault Arna
  • CheckJVCheckJV Male Model Members Posts: 2,112 ✭✭
    Anyone know why online results (scoring) are not (have never been?) availble for this event until its conclusion?
  • buckeyeflbuckeyefl Members Posts: 5,824 ✭✭
    edited Dec 17, 2017 #22
    Watching today and wondering if Jack plays much golf now or sticks to tennis. Has anyone heard any updates?
  • Holy MosesHoly Moses Members Posts: 10,492 ✭✭
    buckeyefl wrote:


    Watching today and wondering if Jack plays much golf now or sticks to tennis. Has anyone heard any updates?




    Plays golf a few times a year, maybe 5-10 rounds. Practiced at the range a few days ago for the first time since ‘05. Some sort of injury has kept Jack from playing much tennis lately.
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    Ping Glide 2.0 56*SS, 60*ES (PX 6.0)
    Ping Vault Arna
  • buckeyeflbuckeyefl Members Posts: 5,824 ✭✭
    Sorry I was being sarcastic. In the little I've watched the last few days I have heard the tennis thing about 10 times.
  • aceofclubsaceofclubs Members Posts: 837 ✭✭
    Ewww
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  • EaglesGolf99EaglesGolf99 (.... Formerly Known As RaidersGolf99) Foxboro, MAMembers Posts: 2,435 ✭✭
    What did 'DD' Duval have in the bag other than the Cobra f8+ Driver?



    Love watching DD!
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  • craigeybcraigeyb Members Posts: 140 ✭✭
    Actually if you check out his GHIN, Jack at least plays quite a bit. I a willing to bet he probably plays more than he lets on but downplays it.



    Can anyone say what Jack had in the bag this week, club set up and so on.



    Thanks
  • hm59hm59 MDMembers Posts: 304 ✭✭


    What did 'DD' Duval have in the bag other than the Cobra f8+ Driver?



    Love watching DD!




    Watched him in person yesterday, he had the F8+ driver with Tensei Pro White, F8 (not sure if the + verison) 3 wood with Tensei Pro Blue, F6 Baffler with Aldila Tour Blue, Cobra King Pro 3-PW, all CBs with Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100, Cobra King 53 and 58 wedges with Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3, and Scotty Cameron 009 Newport Beach (looked like a new version of his trusty old one). He was playing a Titleist ProV1, couldn't get close enough to see which version, but looked to me like the X.
    Cobra F8+
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    Cobra King F6 Baffler
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  • Petunia SprinklePetunia Sprinkle Future King of France Unregistered Posts: 5,362 ✭✭
    Is Shaun O’Meara in the witness protection program?
  • buckeyeflbuckeyefl Members Posts: 5,824 ✭✭
    matt062286 wrote:



    What did 'DD' Duval have in the bag other than the Cobra f8+ Driver?



    Love watching DD!




    Watched him in person yesterday, he had the F8+ driver with Tensei Pro White, F8 (not sure if the + verison) 3 wood with Tensei Pro Blue, F6 Baffler with Aldila Tour Blue, Cobra King Pro 3-PW, all CBs with Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100, Cobra King 53 and 58 wedges with Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3, and Scotty Cameron 009 Newport Beach (looked like a new version of his trusty old one). He was playing a Titleist ProV1, couldn't get close enough to see which version, but looked to me like the X.




    STALKER!!!!!



    Is Shaun O'Meara in the witness protection program?




    I hadnt seen Shaun since he was a kid and I wouldnt have recognized him. Of course, that was long ago.
  • jimb6golfjimb6golf Members Posts: 1,589 ✭✭
    It's still great seeing Jack and Lee play and talk even if their games aren't what they once were. Having grown up watching these guys it's great seeing them out there again. And it's funny how some younger tour pros are now participating as they all seem to have fun with the event. Must be fun to watch in person too.
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