Justin Thomas and father lead PNC Championship by two shots ahead of Team Woods

Justin Thomas and father Mike lead the PNC Championship after an opening round 15-under in Florida and are followed two shots off the pace by Tiger Woods and son Charlie plus Vijay Singh and son Qass

Team Woods finished runners up last year as Team Thomas set the pace on Saturday with a 15-under 57.

Woods started with a par at the first then picked up a birdie at the second. A par at the third then a birdie, eagle and four birdies, including holing a 30-foot birdie at the ninth saw Team Woods close out a front-nine 28.

The 15-time major champion birdies the 10th and Charlie Woods sank a 10-footer for a birdie at the 11th. Team Woods then grabbed a par and two birdies.

Plus, a Birdie on the final hole took Team Woods to 13-under tied with Team Singh.

The Singh's managed to birdie seven of the last eight holes to sit a shot ahead Bernhard Langer and his son in fourth place, ahead of a large group of players on 11-under.

Team Thomas' round was made up of two eagles and 11 birdies in the 36-hole event.

"We had a blast slaying it today. All day we were after it, and we didn't get off to a great start but we made some birdies, an eagle and got rolling and really got into it, which was awesome," Tiger Woods said afterwards.

"And to be able to share it with you know, Charlie and to be able to share it with the Thomas's and the whole family and the LaCavas (caddie) as it was again, all around, just an incredible day.

"It was very similar to the feeling we had last year on Sunday. We just got rolling. I had a little bit of a chip-in and all of a sudden, a couple putts fell, and we were just trying to give ourselves as many opportunities getting in the fairway, iron shots and putts, and we just got rolling.

"And we just had to try and catch up because the Thomas' were off to a quick start, and we were behind and next thing you know, we're tied. Unfortunately, we are a little bit back and hopefully we'll have another great day tomorrow.

"And if I'm lucky enough to give my dad the right read, it seems like he makes it, and if not, I'm able to learn enough to knock it in sometimes. So, it was a good day."

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