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Scholar Voices: My Journey from Scholar to Civil Engineer

For a long time, back to my high school days, I remember wanting to become a civil engineer at my dad’s advice. I’ve had my eye on this particular goal in large part because I had a strong desire to help communities by designing and implementing safe civil infrastructure. As an Earl Woods Scholar and with the support of my family, I set my dreams in motion when I was accepted as an engineering student at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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Tiger Finishes Round 1 of The Players at Even-Par 72

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The scoring wasn’t great, but the massive gallery stayed entertained Thursday watching Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler compete in the first round of the 45th Players Championship at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. The much-anticipated pairing finished a combined 9-over par, with Woods pacing the trio with […]

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Tiger Jam returns to Vegas with new experiences in 2018

This year, Tiger Jam guests can expect to be wowed at every moment of Tiger Jam, from celebrity guests in attendance, new partner activations and incredible entertainment all weekend long. Tiger Jam returns to Las Vegas for an action-packed weekend of world-class golf, high-stakes poker, and unforgettable experiences. Tiger Jam gets underway Friday, May 18 […]

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Woods Arrives to The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The pre-tournament barbs were flying Tuesday between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. All were good-natured and figure to continue Thursday and Friday, when they get a rare pairing in the first two rounds of the 45th Players Championship at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Mickelson was the instigator, suggesting […]

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Designing Innovation for Equity: What’s Taking So Long?

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion at the ASU+GSV Summit, representing TGR Foundation and the work we do. Speaking to a packed room, our session, Designing Innovation for Equity, set out to broadly explore equity issues in relationship to the Innovation Economy-focused redesign of education systems. Sounds impressive, right?

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Woods Finishes Wells Fargo Tied For 55th

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After a frustrating week on the greens, Tiger Woods was already looking forward to his next event before leaving Quail Hollow Club on Sunday. “It’s just one of those weeks and I’m on to the next week, which is nice,” he said. “That’s one of the great things about playing golf is […]

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Tiger Finishes Round 3 Tied for 31st

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Tiger Woods went back to basics, using a wristy putting stroke, and it paid dividends Saturday in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship. He didn’t cash in completely, but forged six birdies and a 3-under-par 68 at Quail Hollow Club to climb into a tie for 31st, an improvement of […]

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Tiger Posts 2-Over 73 in Round 2

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Saving his best for last, Tiger Woods tallied his lone birdie of the round on the final hole Friday and will play the weekend at the Wells Fargo Championship. Woods had missed the cut the last two times he had competed in Charlotte. Never comfortable on the greens at Quail Hollow Club, […]

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Tiger Shoots Even in Round 1 At Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Tiger Woods posted a solid even-par 71 on Thursday in the opening round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club. Competing in the tournament for the seventh time but first since 2012, he carded three birdies and three bogeys on a warm and calm day. Woods is tied for 34th, […]

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Incredible Tiger Jam Auction Experiences

Auctions are an important way to raise incremental funds for the charity and leave a lasting memory for guests in attendance. The live and silent auctions at Tiger Jam have done just that. Over the past 20 years, Tiger Jam has been a driving source of funds for TGR Foundation, raising over $20 million for the […]

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Woods Arrives at the Wells Fargo Championship With A New Set of Irons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Armed with a new set of TaylorMade muscleback blade irons, Tiger Woods returns to competition this week in the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club. A winner at the Charlotte, NC, club in 2007, Woods last played there in 2012. It marks the seventh start of the year for the 42-year-old […]

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TGR EDU: Create and OSSE Announce the iSTEM Development Program

In some schools, a focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) can look like buying a few 3D-printers or turning a small area into a “maker space.” For twenty-seven administrators, teacher-leaders, curriculum coaches and teachers, from five Washington, D.C. public and charter schools, their commitment goes a lot deeper.

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Tiger to Play in Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship

Tiger Woods will return to competition next week at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, he announced Thursday. Woods last played in the tournament in 2012 and won the event there in 2007. Additionally, Woods committed to The Players Championship, May 10-13 at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra […]

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Tips for hosting a live-draw Pro-Am pairings party

Playing in a pro-am is a true experiential differentiator that only golf can offer. For one day, you live life as a pro on and off the course highlighted by 18 holes with a PGA TOUR star on a championship course. Every year, TGR Live hosts pro-am pairing parties at the tournaments we run. The […]

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TGR EDU: Explore Launches Redesigned Curriculum Page

With the recent launch of four new lesson plans, in addition to a professional development training video and an archived webinar focusing on project-based learning and 21st century skills, TGR EDU: Explore is rapidly expanding its library of transformative content for teachers, students and families in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and college-access. A project that has been in the works – and which is now live on the site – was to update the curriculum page to house this additional content, while also considering resources that will be launching later this year and beyond.

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Tiger Jam celebrity guests through the years

Over the years, Tiger Jam has been synonymous with celebrity. Founder and host Tiger Woods has brought an incredible group of Hollywood celebrities, professional athletes, poker stars and musicians together to support the TGR Foundation at this one-of-a-kind fundraising event. The A-list stars, including Michael Jordan, Jessica Alba, Samuel L Jackson and many more, have […]

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What’s Lurking in Your Fast Food?

Working alongside the wonderful team at Discovery Education, we developed another exciting STEM lesson and brought it to life!  With the bright lights and cameras on me, I starred in my first digital lesson for TGR EDU: Explore. After a long day of filming and playing actress for the day, the end result is an engaging training video based on the lesson plan, What’s Lurking in Your Fast Food?, that offers educators a step-by-step guide to setting up this hands-on lesson in their own classroom.

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Woods Has His Best Round at 3-Under 69 To End The Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Shortly after posting a 3-under-par 69 Sunday, his best round of the week, Tiger Woods was asked to assess his performance. “It was possibly the highest score I could have shot today,” he said. “All in all, it was a bittersweet ending.” The fire is back. Never mind that a year ago, […]

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Tiger Shoots 72 In A Rainy Third Round

AUGUSTA, Ga. – After posting his best round of the tournament, Tiger Woods was far from satisfied Saturday at the 82nd Masters. Opening with a pair of bogeys, Woods battled back to shoot an even-par 72 on a humid, rainy day at Augusta National Golf Club. But as was the case in the first two […]

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Woods Enters Into Weekend At 4-Over 148

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Saturday is moving day on the PGA Tour. After making the cut in a major championship for the first time in three years, Tiger Woods hopes to make a big one. He’s where he wants to be this weekend – competing in the 82nd Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. But not […]

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