Sunday, April 14, 2019, Tiger Woods took home his fifth Masters green jacket, an accomplishment that was not only celebrated by Tiger and his family on 18-green at Augusta National but by celebrities, professional athletes and fans on social media from around the world. While PGA TOUR win number 81 is something that everyone will […]
It’s that time of year again, when many high school seniors across the country eagerly and anxiously await college acceptance letters. With a May 1stcollege selection deadline, students not only have to decide where they would like to spend their next four years of higher education but how to pay for it.April marks National Financial Literacy Month and we’re highlighting free resources from TGR Foundation’s digital initiative, TGR EDU: Explore, to guide students and families through the often-times overwhelming and confusing financial aid process.
Tiger Jam is back in Vegas for the 21st year benefitting TGR Foundation. The two-day philanthropic event has become synonymous with the ultimate Vegas weekend with its rocking concerts, celebrity poker tournaments, great golf courses, and epic post-parties. The event has also been instrumental in making an impact on youth nationwide with all funds raised from the weekend benefitting TGR Foundation’s education and college-access programs […]
Dan Kilbridge, author for Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. – It was only a matter of time for Tiger Woods. He knew he could win big again as soon as he knew he was physically able to play golf again, and he won big Sunday at Augusta National. It could have happened at Carnoustie or Bellerive, but […]
Steve DiMeglio, author for Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. – At the Champions Dinner two years ago, Tiger Woods told a few of his green-jacket sporting colleagues that he was done. He told them he didn’t think golf “was in his near future, or even in my distant future.” What else was he to think, for he […]
Dan Kilbridge, author for Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. – The thing about not constantly holding a cellphone is it allows you to slap both hands with random strangers and fist pump everyone within arm’s reach. There was a lot of that happening Friday as Tiger Woods played his way into contention during a mesmerizing afternoon at […]
Bill Speros, author for Golfweek Augusta, GA – Tiger Woods showed plenty of roar during Round 1 of the Masters Thursday, crushing drives down the fairway and displaying plenty of flare from Augusta National’s crushed-marble bunkers and its “second cut.” He even held a share of the lead at 3-under on the back nine before […]
Although there have been many changes since TGR Foundation opened the doors of the flagship TGR Learning Lab in 2006, the support of the community and volunteers has remained unwavering. Joy Heverly is an original volunteer and has served at the front desk longer than a decade. In honor of National Volunteer Week, we recognize her dedication and service to our programs and mission to empower youth through education.
Dan Kilbridge, author for Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tiger Woods’ big picture outlook on the game of golf has not changed much over the years. The goal is to peak four times a year, everything slowly building toward the majors months in advance. That process started for Woods around the same time he made his […]
April means one thing in the golf world: the Masters. From the highly coveted lottery for grounds tickets to the pristine and exclusive golf course at Augusta National, the Masters has a unique approach to every element of a golf tournament. Our founder, Tiger Woods, knows a thing or two, or four, about the Masters. […]
In honor of National Volunteer Week, we would like to point the spotlight on the hundreds volunteers that have served alongside us since the launch of the TGR Learning Lab in 2006. Our volunteers have been crucial to our success thus far and we are grateful to each individual that has committed countless hours to our students and programs.
The college application process is multi-faceted. For many students deciding which institution to attend is a challenge that is often coupled with how they will fund their education and other associated expenses.Although there are numerous resources and options for financial aid, many teens and families don’t know where to begin. TGR EDU: Explore aims to reduce the gap in financial aid and access to higher education by addressing scholarships as a critical element of the application process. It’s latest college-access lesson, Scholarship Case Study: Reducing the Gap, guides educators as they reverse the roles of students to help them learn best practices for college applications and how to implement them.
Phil Hellmuth joins Tiger Woods at the 8th annual Tiger’s Poker Night presented by the World Poker Tour® (WPT®), an exclusive charity poker tournament hosted by Woods, on Friday, May 24 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Phil Hellmuth is a 15-time bracelet winner and analyst of WPT Raw Deal. Hellmuth will […]
Commissioned by Pacific Links International, Tiger Woods and Gil Hanse, together with the natural beauty of the Mākaha Valley, we will create one of golf’s finest and most sought-after golf destinations. Golfing icon Tiger Woods and his TGR Design company have today been unveiled as lead architects for one of two spectacular golfing layouts to […]
Dan Kilbridge, author for Golfweek Tiger Woods missed a 4-foot par putt on the 18th hole for a stunning 1-up defeat at the hands of Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard in the quarterfinals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Saturday in Austin, Texas. Woods entered the afternoon contest fresh off a victory over Rory McIlroy in the […]
Steve DiMeglio, author for Golfweek AUSTIN, Texas – Tiger Woods withstood a charge from Rory McIlroy and weathered a nasty storm front that moved in over Austin County Club on the back nine to advance to the Elite 8 at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Woods took control of the match with birdies on the […]
Steve DiMeglio, author for Golfweek AUSTIN, Texas – The dream match of titanic proportions became a reality Friday as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy each advanced out of pool play in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Now the heavyweights meet in the knockout round in an oversized ring otherwise known as Austin Country Club. The […]
Steve DiMeglio, author for Golfweek AUSTIN, Texas – Brandt Snedeker became Public Enemy No. 1 in Texas. Snedeker toppled Tiger Woods, 2 and 1, in Thursday’s second round of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, putting Woods in a must-win situation in the final round of pool play Friday if he is to advance to the […]
Working toward its goal to reach millions of students through education, TGR Foundation recently had the opportunity to present at the 29th annual Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) conference in Warsaw, Poland. The theme, Making the World our Classroom: One Less Brick in the Wall, was a clarion call to participants hailing from 50 countries and 70 schools, to remove barriers and focus efforts on developing a more relevant and globally-centric approach to education.
With graduation on the horizon, I cannot help but reflect on my personal growth over the last four years. College has definitely served as a formative experience in my life – one where I’ve had several opportunities to critically engage with my identity.