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A L BA N Y, BA H A M A S

C E L E B R A T I N G 2 0

Y E A R S

This year marks a milestone anniversary for the organization, striving to double the number of students attending college through its scholarship program

As the Foundation celebrates its 20th year,

average of 11 percent for underserved youth

Woods’ philanthropic legacy has been more

− because of the Tiger Woods Foundation’s

than successful, generating over $140 million

unique focus on mentoring, one-to-one support

since 1996 through major programs and events

and internships.

including a benefit concert, three professional golf tournaments, the Earl Woods Scholar Program and the TGR Learning Lab, which is focused on inspiring children through teachings centered on science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM. But, in typical Woods fashion, he can do better. So, after six months of comprehensive work, his foundation finalized a plan that will reshape the organization and the youth it serves. Using the TGR Learning Lab as a STEM education “laboratory,” Woods’ foundation will continue to innovate their teaching style, and will share

Most excitingly is the soon-to-be-announced and launched digital curriculum with partner, Discovery Education, which has the potential to reach millions of middle and high school

98% G R A D U A T I O N

R A T E

their methods broadly with teachers around the world, helping them reach thousands of students. Meanwhile, Woods announced an expansion of the Earl Woods Scholar Program in honor of

students, inspiring them to see STEM careers and college as a way for them to create a greater future.

his father, which currently provides extensive

At this year’s Quicken Loans National

support for underserved students entering

tournament at Congressional Country Club

college. It’s a program that has a 98 percent

in Bethesda, Md., the PGA TOUR tournament

college graduation rate − compared to a national

annually hosted by Tiger Woods in late June

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