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Hero MotoCorp Becomes Title Sponsor of the Hero World Challenge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:27 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:21

altThe Tiger Woods Foundation and Tavistock Group announced India-based Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, will become the title sponsor of the Hero World Challenge beginning this year.

The 16th annual Hero World Challenge, held December 3-7, 2014, at Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida, will again welcome host Tiger Woods along with 17 of the PGA TOUR's best players to compete for the $1 million top prize. The 72-hole, stroke-play event is co-sponsored by the PGA TOUR and benefits the Tavistock Foundation and the college-access programs of the Tiger Woods Foundation.

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Tiger Woods Says He Might Coach Himself

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:56 Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:49

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Canadian Press

JUPITER, Florida (AP) — The next swing coach for Tiger Woods might be... Tiger Woods.

Woods posted a blog on his website saying there was no "hard-and-set" rule on finding a new swing coach.

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Woods Says Strength is Back, But Not Swing

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 23:50 Monday, 15 September 2014 19:25

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Canadian Press

WINDEMERE, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

Woods said his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn't hit a golf ball since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, and still doesn't know when he will.

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Tiger Woods Foundation Wins 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports and Philanthropy

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 00:43 Friday, 12 September 2014 00:36

Steve Patterson AwardThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced the Tiger Woods Foundation as a recipient of the 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy. The foundation will be honored at the RWJF ceremony in Princeton, New Jersey, on September 18, 2014.

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Tiger Parts Ways With Canadian Coach Sean Foley

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 21:56 Monday, 25 August 2014 21:41

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors.
 
Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval with his marriage.
 
The announcement came one day after another Foley pupil, Hunter Mahan, won The Barclays.
 
“I’d like to thank Sean for his help as my coach and for his friendship,” Woods said. “Sean is one of the outstanding coaches in golf today, and I know he will continue to be successful with the players working with him.”

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