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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

We’re back to continue our Teacher Appreciation Week celebration! Our educators do far more than stand behind a podium. They’re connecting with students everyday, helping them believe in their own potential and find pathways to college and exciting careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). We’re so grateful for all they do—and we’re certain their […]

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week we’re showing a little love to our exemplary team of educators—and sharing a few fun facts about them! Whether they’re teaching forensic science or biology to 5th graders, robotics, coding or video game design to middle schoolers, or guiding high school students through the college process, our educators are […]

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My National Day: golf’s fastest round

Walking to the first tee during the final round of the 2014 Quicken Loans National, I had no idea what was in store for me. But more to come on that. I’ve had great experiences volunteering at the Quicken Loans National over the past five years; from walking with former Quicken Loans CEO, Bill Emerson […]

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Program director advocates for equal access at national education conferences

Broad access to selective colleges for high-achieving, low-income, underrepresented students remains a challenge. The college-access programs of the Tiger Woods Foundation have focused on this issue for the past several years. In 2009, the Earl Woods Scholar Program began a pilot at the TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim that focused on students receiving the opportunity […]

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Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

To celebrate Administrative Professionals Day here at the Tiger Woods Foundation and to show our thanks, we’re pointing a spotlight on our amazing admin team. From coast to coast, these six women work hard to ensure that our day-to-day operations run smoothly. They are our backbone. Meet them all and learn why they are, without […]

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YOUR National Day

Spend the day at the Quicken Loans National your way. Celebrating golf, friends, family, summertime fun, military appreciation; a day on course can be spent several different ways. Make your day a golf day and follow all the action as TPC Potomac host The National for the first time. Defending champion Billy Hurley III takes […]

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Earth-Friendly Tips from the Tiger Woods Foundation’s Programs Team

To celebrate Earth Day this year, we’ve checked in with our Programs teams at the TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim, California and Washington, D.C., to find out just how eco-friendly they are! We’ve compiled their tips and suggestions to get you thinking about different ways to lessen your carbon footprint.

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Behind the Lens: The Science Behind Photography

The thought of being on camera never crossed my mind when I decided to pursue my career in education. I’m very comfortable teaching math concepts, utilizing the latest technology tools in the classroom, and even facilitating a new lesson to a group of passionate teachers. However, taking on the challenge of being filmed for TGR […]

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What does being a Mentor mean?

While participating in student interviews for the Earl Woods Scholar Program recently, one of the most common questions candidates had was about how our mentor program works. The idea of being matched with a professional mentor who would serve as an additional support system throughout their four years of college is something most of our […]

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Tiger Undergoes Successful Back Surgery to Alleviate Pain

Tiger Woods announced today that he has undergone successful back surgery to alleviate ongoing pain in his back and leg. The operation was performed by Dr. Richard Guyer of the Center for Disc Replacement at the Texas Back Institute. “The surgery went well, and I’m optimistic this will relieve my back spasms and pain,” Woods […]

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Volunteer of the Month: Ashlee Dawson

From day and after-school STEM programs to college-access workshops and golf lessons, on any given day the TGR Learning Lab is bustling with activity. On average, our Anaheim, California lab site welcomes over 250 students a day—that’s a whole lot of minds to challenge and characters to build.

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A Passion for Education

Originally published in UCI News on April 17, 2017, reporter Katherine Li Smith profiles David Tong. David, who’s been with the Tiger Woods Foundation’s TGR Learning Lab for over nine years, is currently the Director of TWF’s professional development program, TGR EDU: Create. Learn more about David and his role at the Lab.

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Tiger, Johnny Morris Partner On TGR Design’s First Public Golf Course

New “Payne’s Valley” Course will honor legacy of Payne Stewart in beautiful Ozark Mountains Noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder/CEO Johnny Morris today announced a collaborative partnership with 79-time PGA TOUR winner Tiger Woods and the Payne Stewart family that includes plans to create the first-ever public access golf courses designed by TGR Design, […]

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Get to know the Nguyen siblings on National Siblings Day

With a B.A. in American literature and culture from UCLA, Jenny resides in eastern Nebraska and is a photographer and associate editor at NEBRASKAland Magazine – a wildlife conservation and outdoor life publication. An accomplished writer who’s been passionate about writing since childhood, Jenny published her first book in 2015, the award-winning Hunting for Food: Guide […]

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Why Scholarships Are Key in the College Process

On a daily basis, I listen to students’ constant worries about paying for college. I’ve even heard them tell me about dollar signs chasing after them in their dreams and falling into a dark hole of college debt. After lending an ear, I usually ask, “well, have you applied for scholarships?”

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The Tiger Jam Experience

Party like a rock star. Play cards with the best. Golf like a pro. Live like a TGR VIP. Play your cards right and you’ll have one incredible weekend hosted by Tiger Woods.   Experience Tiger Jam: an exclusive two-day charity event unlike any other. Tiger Jam returns to Las Vegas Friday, May 19 to […]

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Highlights from TGR EDU: Create’s STEM Seminar

By 2018, 8.6 million STEM-related jobs will be created. Within the next decade, that number will only increase. To better prepare students for the workforce of the future, we’re focused on providing them with the training, knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in various STEM careers. But that is only part of the equation. […]

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Tiger not ‘tournament ready,’ will miss Masters

“I did about everything I could to play, but my back rehabilitation didn’t allow me the time to get tournament ready.”

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TGR EDU: Explore offers college-access webinar

College exploration and admissions can be an overwhelming and confusing process. But it doesn’t have to be! The Tiger Woods Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are pleased to offer new and free college preparedness resources now available at TGR EDU: Explore. In addition, we’re […]

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Scholar Voices: On honoring my family by honoring myself

In this month’s Scholar Voices series, we hear from recent Temple University graduate and Earl Woods Scholar alum Mariah Green. Full of ambition and brimming with a deep desire to leave this world better than she found it, Mariah poignantly reflects on the undue responsibility many first-generation students feel to accept high-paying, less-fulfilling career paths […]

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