In our latest Scholar Voices feature, we hear from rising Lehigh University junior Tsion Taye. A Washington, D.C. native and an Earl Woods Scholar, Tsion takes us inside her first two years as a college student, highlighting some memorable life experiences. Proceeds from tournaments like next week’s Quicken Loans National help us provide the support and resources necessary for students like Tsion to achieve their dreams.
Calling all kids – it’s time to get excited! At this year’s Quicken Loans National, youngsters and their families will once again have a chance to take a break from the golf action and indulge themselves at the TGR Learning Lab Activity Zone. Free to all fans at the tournament, the learning lab tent will feature four unique activities, all connecting science, technology, learning and fun into one. Here’s a look at the featured activities.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Tiger Woods was filled with optimism last Sunday when he arrived at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club and played nine holes with Jordan Spieth. His ball-striking and short game were solid, and he fully expected a balky putter to heat up after lengthy home practice sessions. Woods did not expect to miss the […]
Last month, TGR Foundation made its way to Las Vegas to host its milestone 20th Tiger Jam, the sold-out, exclusive two-day charity event held at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Like all TGR Foundation events, Tiger Jam’s overarching purpose is and always has been to raise awareness and support for the students and scholars we serve around the world. To highlight the work we do and the reason we do it, Earl Woods Scholar Desiree Sim took to the stage at the weekend’s VIP reception.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Tiger Woods battled back after a bad start, but couldn’t get untracked Thursday in the first round of the 118th U.S. Open at windy Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. Competing in the tournament for the first time since 2015, the three-time champion slipped to 4-over par after two holes in treacherous conditions and […]
TGR Foundation is devoted to high quality, no-cost educator professional development across the United States. Wait, is that across the world? Yes, we’re expanding our reach to an international audience. Our belief is that all students deserve a high-quality education and highly-trained teachers, and that should not stop at any border’s edge.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Tiger Woods concluded his preparation for the 118th U.S. Open on Wednesday at rainy Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. He was scheduled to play an early morning practice round, but scrapped it due to inclement weather. Woods hit balls and worked on his short game, sharing a few laughs with Rory McIlroy. Woods […]
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Ten years ago, Tiger Woods was preparing to play in the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California … with a broken left leg and damaged ACL in his knee. Fighting through pain, he recorded one of the most memorable victories in major championship history. Woods birdied the […]
Summer has arrived for students in the Anaheim Union High School District, but as textbooks close, possibilities open for junior high students engaging in STEM for a week this summer at the TGR Learning Lab.
A little over a year ago, the Earl Woods Scholar Program admitted its first cohort of Washington, D.C. high school students at the end of their junior year. This past weekend, we hosted this inaugural group at our first D.C. High School Graduation Celebration Luncheon at Catholic University. In addition to honoring our scholars, the luncheon provided an opportunity to thank all of our families, teachers, counselors and partners who make our work possible and are invested in our scholars’ success.
TGR Foundation takes summer learning from the flagship TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim right into your hands with TGR EDU: Explore.
Students at the learning lab experience hands-on projects, explore their interests and develop new skills each week, and TGR EDU: Explore duplicates this experience for students around the world with the click of a mouse.
DUBLIN, Ohio – Tiger Woods continues to progress as he pursues his 80th PGA Tour victory. It didn’t happen Sunday in the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club, where he owns a record five wins. But there were more good signs. The 42-year-old Woods gave himself another opportunity Sunday with two early birdies, just […]
DUBLIN, Ohio – For the third time in nine starts this season, Tiger Woods has put himself in position to win. He followed up Friday’s 5-under-par 67 with a 68 on Saturday in the Memorial Tournament at hot and muggy Muirfield Village Golf Club. Woods has a 54-hole total of 9-under 207 and is tied […]
DUBLIN, Ohio – Tiger Woods had a chance to go low Friday in the second round of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Although he fired a 5-under-par 67 to play himself back into contention, it could have been special. “Yea, I’m disappointed,” he said. “I did not putt well today. I turned […]
DUBLIN, Ohio – Five-time winner Tiger Woods overcame a stiff back and rocky start to post an even-par 72 on Thursday in the first round of the Memorial Tournament. Making his 16th start at Muirfield Village Golf Club, Woods struggled during warm-ups and slipped to 4-over par through seven holes. But he made a few […]
DUBLIN, OHIO – Tiger Woods is back in familiar territory this week at $8.9 million Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. The event is hosted by Jack Nicklaus, who designed and built the pristine, par-72 layout. Woods will be playing for the 16th time, his last appearance coming in 2015. He has produced five victories, […]
Empowering teachers to deliver engaging STEM curricula, TGR EDU: Create’s summer STEM Studio workshops will drive design, innovation and collaboration in Southern California, Washington, D.C. and around the world. STEM Studio, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, will unite a diverse group of professionals with unique teaching experiences and perspectives. The workshops also encourage teachers to leave their comfort zone and engage in new learning experiences to spark ideas in their classrooms.
Earlier this month, the Earl Woods Scholar Program hosted its 9thannual High School Graduation Celebration luncheon at Chapman University. The luncheon, held in honor of our 10 graduating Orange County Earl Woods Scholars, brought together families, teachers, counselors and TGR staff for an afternoon filled with pride, laughter and even some tears of joy.
For over a decade, The Boeing Company and TGR Foundation have worked together to drive positive and lasting change through high-quality STEM education programs in underserved communities. Truly an integrated partner, The Boeing Company has been a key investor in our pilot STEM programs at our TGR Learning Lab, supporting educator professional-development workshops and providing executive leadership to guide the foundation’s expansion efforts.
We have some exciting news to share! TGR EDU: Explore, our digital site launched in partnership with Discovery Education in 2017, came away a winner at The Social Good Awards presented by Cynopsis Media.