June 17, 2008 |
SAN DIEGO, June 16 -- Tiger Woods said Monday he plans to take time off from tournament golf "for a little bit" and is not prepared to say whether he will play in his own signature event, the AT&T National at Congressional in Bethesda scheduled to begin on July 3. Woods won the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines South on Monday, eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair cartilage in his left knee, but has been in pain all week. Asked specifically about playing in his own Washington area event, a tournament that benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation and...
July 3, 2008 |
In the fall of 1998, Greg McLaughlin, then the executive director of the Western Golf Association, met with Ed Sherman, a sportswriter for the Chicago Tribune. Over lunch, the two men discussed how the 2003 U.S. Open at Olympia Fields would affect McLaughlin's Western Open, located 30 miles away at Cog Hill. After a thoughtful exchange, Sherman paused. He knew McLaughlin was going places. "There's no way you're going to be here in 2003," Sherman said then. "You're going to be hooking up with Tiger.
February 25, 2010
NEW YORK -- Add Gatorade to the list of endorsement deals that Tiger Woods has lost. A representative for the drink, sold by PepsiCo Inc., confirmed late Friday that it had ended its relationship with the golfer, who made a lengthy public apology last week for his infidelities. "We no longer see a role for Tiger in our marketing efforts and have ended our relationship," a Gatorade spokeswoman said. "We wish him all the best. " The spokeswoman said Gatorade would continue its relationship with the Tiger Woods...
March 31, 2013
Who: Leo Tucker, managing partner. Company : Northwestern Mutual. Charitable giving highlights: In 2012, the firm contributed about 4,100 volunteer hours to charity. Define the firm's corporate philanthropy. Our local firm has been in operation since 1870, and I took over 10 years ago. We have four core values. One of our values is gratitude. We give back to the community that has given so much to us. Through cumulative effect of all 175 members of my organization, our...
June 19, 2013 |
Last July, when Tiger Woods tipped his cap on the 18th green at Congressional Country Club, acknowledging an overflowing crowd on the banks of a pond below the clubhouse, professional golf in Washington seemed at its apex. The world's best player won his own tournament, the event he brought to the nation's capital when it seemed there would be none to host here, and Woods could celebrate a milestone: passing Jack Nicklaus for second on the PGA Tour's all-time wins list. Wednesday, though, Woods...
December 1, 2009 |
Citing the injuries he suffered in a one-car crash Thanksgiving night, Tiger Woods on Monday canceled plans to give a news conference Tuesday, pulled out of a golf tournament this weekend and announced he would not play again in 2009. Woods has not appeared in public and has declined to speak to investigators since he drove into a fire hydrant and neighbor's tree just past the driveway of his mansion in an exclusive, gated community southeast of Orlando in the wee hours of Friday.