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WELCOME TO ALBANY FROM TIGER WOODS

On behalf of the Tiger Woods Foundation and our partners, Hero MotoCorp and Tavistock Group, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 Hero World Challenge.

I am excited that this year’s tournament is here

fundraising efforts that have generated more

It means so much to me to share these success

at Albany, the beautiful resort community in

than $140 million over the past 20 years for

stories, and with your help, we’ll create many

The Bahamas that my good friend Joe Lewis

educational programs designed to give students

more in the future.

and I started. Albany is a championship links-

a real chance to fulfill their potential.

style golf course that will surely be a demanding test for the world’s best golfers, and also has

These funds supported the creation of the

great facilities for everyone to enjoy.

TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim almost 10 years

I’m happy to welcome back our title

students to a hands-on STEM curriculum in

sponsor, Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest

seven locations. The Hero World Challenge

manufacturer of two-wheelers. We’re honored

also supports the Earl Woods Scholar Program,

to work with such a strong global brand known

which helps low-income, first-generation

for excellence. I personally work with Hero

students become the first in their family to earn

and my friend Mr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman,

a bachelors degree. Currently, we support 149

Managing Director and CEO, and I’m proud to

students, and I’m incredibly proud of our 98

be associated with this outstanding company.

percent graduation rate.

The success of the Hero World Challenge

In addition, the tournament has another

is a testament to my father’s legacy and

beneficiary, the Albany Scholars program,

his commitment, which he instilled in me,

which helps fund education for children in The

to improve the lives of youth in need. The

Bahamas.

Thank you and enjoy the Hero World Challenge. Thank you for your support,

ago, which has introduced more than 145,000

Tiger Woods Founder, Tiger Woods Foundation

tournament is a cornerstone of my Foundation’s

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2016 Hero World Challenge