Tiger Woods Announces Foundation Name Change

By | February 14, 2018

TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, is the new name for The Tiger Woods Foundation, which was founded in 1996 as a means to provide more for children who have less. The organization seeks to transform young lives with its STEM-based curriculum, college-access programs and digital initiatives. The Tiger Woods Foundation has renamed itself as […]

Updated Plans for Chicago’s South Side Course Still Raise Concerns

By | February 1, 2018

The new design for merging the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses, reflecting modifications made after initial community input, would add more pedestrian trails and relocate the public pavilion clubhouse. But it would still require closing a major street to vehicle traffic and eliminate parts of an existing nature and butterfly sanctuary. The project would be designed by Tiger Woods’ TGR Design, and a representative of the firm said he’s “never seen [Woods] so excited about a project,”

Trump On Pace to Triple Obama’s First-Year Rounds, CNN Reports

By | November 27, 2017

The President’s visit to Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. on November 25th was the 81st day he has visited one of his courses since taking office, the network reported. At his current pace, according to CNN, Trump will play more golf in his first year than George W. Bush did in eight.

USGA Postpones Women’s Mid-Amateur at Quail Creek CC

By | September 13, 2017

Heavy rain in August had already affected preparations for the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at the Naples, Fla., property, which was scheduled for October 7-12, but Hurricane Irma ultimately forced the tournament to be postponed. No rescheduled date has yet been established. The first United States Golf Association event in Collier County will have to […]

Darius Rucker Names His Five Favorite Golf Courses

By | July 26, 2017

In an interview with Billboard magazine, the country music star and former lead singer for Hootie & The Blowfish cited three courses in his native South Carolina, in addition to Augusta National and Pebble Beach. The Grammy winner is a single-digit handicap player who will now host a new monthly show, “On Par with Darius Ricker,” on SiriusXM’s PGA Tour Radio, debuting Wednesday, July 26th at 3 PM Eastern Time.

Nike Cofounder: Golf Unprofitable, Even with Tiger Woods

By | June 29, 2017

In an interview with Bloomberg, Phil Knight said the celebrity of Woods and his legion of fans weren’t enough to make the company break even on golf club and equipment sales. Nike exited the golf equipment category last year. In an interview with Bloomberg, Phil Knight, cofounder of Nike Inc., said not even Tiger Woods […]