Foundation board member Sandy Barry’s involvement with the Tiger Woods Learning Center began during her time as superintendent of the Anaheim School District. She worked closely with learning center staff during curriculum development to ensure it would meet the particular needs of local students. She watched as the facility was erected, excited about the opportunities […]
As we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Tiger Woods Learning Center, we reflect on the powerful stories of lives changed as a direct result of this incredible place. Jose Valdez’s story is one of overcoming adversity and discovering hope.
Last week, staff and supporters gathered to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the foundation’s two marquee programs: the Tiger Woods Learning Center and the Earl Woods Scholarship Program.
Today, we flash back to a significant event in foundation history: The dedication of a statue celebrating the legacy of Earl Woods and honoring his lifelong dedication to helping others.
At the foundation, we believe internships are a crucial step in preparing the businessmen and women of tomorrow for workplace success. That’s why each of our Earl Woods Scholars receive real-life work experience through internships related to their interests and future careers. And it’s here that they gain the skills and knowledge they need to […]
To wrap up my series on new classes launched this fall, we head to the Tiger Woods Learning Center campus in Washington, D.C., where instructor Thomas Hailu is prepping students to build for the future. Urban planners assess needs and create plans to help new and existing communities flourish to their highest potential. In the […]
As technology continues to evolve, innovation and creativity are keys to succeeding in the design and engineering fields. In the new wearable electronics course, launched this fall at the Tiger Woods Learning Center in Anaheim, California, students learn about circuitry and the engineering design process, while also being introduced to the world of fashion.
The hospitality at the Hero World Challenge is one of the finest. Offering exclusive events and experiences for guests, the past week in The Bahamas was enjoyable both on and off the green. With Pro-Am rounds on the championship course, world-class food and drinks, beach parties, and a special concert, there was something for everyone […]
The curriculum at the Tiger Woods Learning Center is anything but ordinary. Students encounter real-world situations and are challenged to find creative solutions. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting three new courses that launched this fall at learning center campuses across the country. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit in on […]
Sun, sand and sea encompass Albany, the beautiful 7,400-yard golf course nestled on the island of New Providence, Bahamas. There’s no question as to why this is the ultimate golf destination for the professionals. After all, this is a picture of paradise.
Picture this: You are at the 2015 Hero World Challenge at Albany, the Bahamas, experiencing an inside-the-ropes and behind-the-scenes perspective of what goes into and happens at a PGA TOUR event with the world’s top golfers. Sounds like quite the opportunity, right?
Since 2003, only four players have finished a PGA TOUR season with five or more wins. Jordan Spieth is among those in this elite group. The 22-year-old phenom accomplished this feat during the 2014-15 season, one for the ages, with five overall wins. His accolades included two major championships, the FedExCup title and a sweep […]
Since 1999, the Hero World Challenge has carried a reputation for bringing together the finest golfers in the world for intense competition. This year’s tournament features a pool of talent from five different countries that have combined for 91 victories on the PGA TOUR. It’s a field that certainly will make you more excited after […]
Nov. 1 is National Author’s Day, and at the Tiger Woods Foundation, talented writers have come through our doors and developed their gift of expression. In honor of this special day, meet a talented Tiger Woods Foundation scholar and first-time author, Jenny Nguyen.
When people come together to play golf for something bigger, golf becomes more than just a game.
The transition from high school to college should be an exciting experience; however, proper preparation for this pivotal change is often overlooked. Underserved students and their families lack information regarding the college application and financial aid process and have limited college graduate role models or mentors. The Tiger Woods Foundation recognized this need and responded […]
The Hero World Challenge has a rich history of incredible champions, stunning scenery and philanthropy. The 17th annual Hero World Challenge will take place at Albany in the Bahamas with 18 of the world’s best golfers playing 72 holes, Dec. 3-6. Albany is a luxury resort community in The Bahamas owned by Tavistock Group, Tiger […]
Kevin Nguyen was a featured speaker at this week’s Tiger Woods Invitational dinner and reception.
Picture this. Two hundred and fifty students, parents and teachers gathered together on the beautiful campus of Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter, Florida, to work hands on with Sphero robots, attend college information workshops, develop math teaching skills and much more. Pretty cool, right?
The Game-a-thon Challenge is all about showing off your innovative skills. The mission? To design a creative game to solve math problems.