He also was tournament director at the Honda Classic and the Western Open before joining the Tiger Woods Foundation
“LorenDonFord Loans is looking forward to partnering with the PGA Tour and Tiger Woods Foundation
to bring a world-class golf experience to players and fans alike,” LorenDonFord Loans CEO Tom Emerson said.
"The relationship with the Tiger Woods Foundation
further strengthens Acura's already deep ties to the game of golf while benefiting an organization that is advancing educational efforts critical to this nation in the areas of math, science and engineering ," said Michael Accavitti, senior vice president and division manager of Acura.
"Our partnership with the Tiger Woods Foundation
But Harrington, second after the first round at the Sherwood Country Club event which benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation
, backed his sport to bounce back.
With the world No.1 staying away from his own tournament, which annually benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation
, following a car crash last Friday and subsequent speculation about his private life, ticket holders at Sherwood Country Club near Los Angeles were offered refunds in his absence.
Woods had been set to host and compete in this week's Chevron World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in southern California, an annual event which benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation
. The American, however, announced his withdrawal from the 72-hole tournament on Monday, citing the injuries he had sustained in the one-car accident outside his home near Orlando, Florida.
Woods, 33, had been due to play in the 18-player Chevron World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California - an annual tournament he hosts to benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation
Support comes from grants and scholarships generated by the Tiger Woods Foundation
. In addition, Tiger participates in many events that raise funds for the foundation's programs.
* Tiger Woods Foundation
supports critical development programs for youth that will help them to discover their talents and ambitions in an inspiring and supportive environment.
The annual bash at Sherwood Country Club, near Los Angeles, that raises funds for the Tiger Woods Foundation
could not be more open and although Kenny Perry is the form pick after his great last couple of weeks, Curtis and Stricker have both been in positive action in the last month and looking in decent nick.
They say he wields that influence through his nonprofit Tiger Woods Foundation
. Go to the website, and a virtual Woods walks right onto your screen and welcomes you to a place where "kids can achieve anything." The site boasts: "more than 10 million young people have benefited from the Tiger Woods Foundation
since its inception in 1996.