Tiger Woods, famed golfer and PGA Tour Players board member, discussed plans for major changes in the world of professional golf.
Feb 7, 2024
Tiger Woods’ longstanding partnership with Nike has come to an end after 27 years, ESPN reports.
Jan 9, 2024
Next up on Tiger Woods’ list of ventures is an entertainment sports bar in New York, NY.
Sep 22, 2023
The investor roster behind Tiger Woods’ sports entertainment venture has become packed with even more star power.
Mar 22, 2023
Tiger Woods is merging technology and sports with a new venture. AP News reports that the sports legend has joined fellow professional golfer Rory McIlroy for TMRW Sports, which aims “ to build technology-focused projects with a progressive approach to sports, entertainment and media.” Within the media venture, it will feature “TGL” — a tech-infused golf league. “As a big sports fan myself, I’m excited about blending golf with technology and team elements common in other sports,” Tiger Woods said in a statement, according to the outlet. “We all know what it’s like to be in a football stadium or a basketball arena where you can watch every play, every minute of action unfold right in front of you. It’s something that inherently isn’t possible in traditional golf.” The outlet details that the league will include 18 players, who will compete in a series of 18-hole matches. For two hours, fans can expect to watch three-man team competitions in a stadium. “Our custom-built arena,...
Aug 25, 2022
Michael Jordan may be considered one of the greatest of all time when it comes to basketball, but it looks like his ever-present love for golf is finally paying off. While Tiger Woods may be the official face of the golf simulation gaming experience as the cover star of PGA Tour 2K23, there’s room for two GOATs as NBC 5 reveals that fans can tap into the “Michael Jordan Bonus Pack” as a part of the game’s pre-order process. This means fans will get to immerse themselves in the game through the basketball legend, but this is not Jordan’s first stint with the game of golf. In fact, he loves it so much that he even owns a private course in Florida called “Grove XXIII.”
Aug 23, 2022
Golf may not be the most electrifying sport to all, but the associated coin made by athletes like Tiger Woods can cause anyone to get excited about the game. Born in 1975 as Eldrick Woods, the prolific golfer was raised in Cypress, CA, with an interest in golf as early as six-months-old. Based on his bio on his website, Woods appeared on The Mike Douglas Show at two-years-old, putting with Bob Hope. He also shot 48 for nine holes at age three and was featured in Golf Digest by age five. By 16-years-old, Woods competed in tournaments and placed 34th place in the 1994 Johnnie Walker Asian Classic in Thailand. That same year, he entered Stanford University and won 10 collegiate events, including the NCAA championship title. Since turning pro in 1996, Woods has earned 82 PGA Tour wins, 12 international victories, and 199 top ten finishes. According to Golf Digest, since the beginning of his professional career, he had endorsement deals from Nike and Titleist worth $67 million....
Aug 12, 2022
Tiger Woods has chosen loyalty over a hefty offer. The legendary golfer reportedly turned down an offer in the $700 to $800 million “neighborhood” to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series, ABC News reports. Greg Norman confirms #LIVGolf offered Tiger Woods in the $700-$800 million range to join the tour while on Tucker Carlson. "Tiger's a needle mover." pic.twitter.com/i1Tl0yUMoD — LIV Golf Nation (@LIVGolfNation) August 2, 2022
Aug 2, 2022
Tiger Woods just swung and hit his most accurate proverbial hole-in-one. The veteran golf player has reportedly joined the ranks of the country’s top earners by becoming a billionaire. The 82-time PGA Tour winner continues to prove what resilience looks like. Despite some challenges in his recent past, Woods continues to dominate on and off the golf course.
Jun 10, 2022
Xavier “Xeve” Perez has been setting the golf world on fire since the age of three. In fact, the young athlete has secured 250 wins in the past nine years alone. Now, it should come as no surprise that many eyes are on Perez, seeing as though his love for the game is being rewarded. ESPN reports the young prodigy has secured a name, image, and likeness (NIL) deal with Cobra Puma at just 12-years-old. The deal marks the first for the sports equipment manufacturing company. “Xeve’s personality, talent and love for the game is inspiring, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the Cobra Puma Golf family. He is a fantastic talent and role model, which aligns with our mission to push the game forward and inspire the next generation of golfers. We’re excited to be part of his journey,” said Dan Ladd, President And General Manager Of Cobra Puma, according to ESPN.
May 31, 2022
Investment firms are a necessary part of the business world. But did you know that these celebrities helm up their own? From a tennis legend to several rappers, these twelve celebs are redefining what the names and faces of investment firms look like. No longer tied to “old-money white wealth” like Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank Of New York Mellon, these celebrities have proven that investments made back into the Black community pay off in much larger dividends…and cultivate goodwill in the long run. For example, Karan Wadhera — the managing partner for Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde — even left his position in the “traditional” investment firm world to work with the legendary Doggfather on his venture. He told TechCrunch that he was driven to do so to shift people’s focus onto things that weren’t getting enough attention at the time (in Casa Verde’s case, Black ownership and cannabis investment). “We have a decent-size checkbook and a fairly high profile in this space, so we see...
Dec 27, 2021
Golf legend Tiger Woods is taking a swing at non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the release of his first collection. According to USA Today, on Sept. 21 Woods released 10,000 NFTs through Autograph — a NFT platform co-founded by Super Bowl champion Tom Brady. “The intersection of sports and technology is such an interesting space to me, and I’m thrilled to partner with Autograph as they lead the charge by ushering a new era of digital collecting,” Woods said. “It’s been an honor to join their advisory board among so many iconic athletes, and I’m looking forward to bringing fans closer to my memorable sports moments at an accessible price, and to the game I respect so much.” Woods’ collection comprises of 10,000 digital images of himself, which is available for purchase and sold exclusively on DraftKings Marketplace, USA Today reports. USA Today also reports that Woods’ first batch of digital images range from $12 to $100. A $100 option is available for 375 limited editions. A special...
Sep 22, 2021
Tiger Woods is still recovering from the devastating car crash that nearly claimed his life, but he’s still getting to the money. According to TMZ, the modern-day golf legend has just signed a massive deal with 2K and HB studios to form what the company is calling an “exclusive, long-term partnership” for their “PGA Tour 2K” franchise of games. Thanks to this deal, gamers can now adopt Woods’ persona in game play. Tiger Woods will also serve as the executive director of the games. “I am looking forward to making my return to the video game landscape, and with 2K and HB Studios, I’ve found the right partners to make it happen. I’m honored to take part in this opportunity and look forward to sharing my expertise and insights as we build the future of golf video games together,” Woods said in a statement. The deal marks Tiger Woods’ first return to the video game world in eight years. Prior to this new deal, he had a deal with EA Games, where he was featured in EA’s PGA Tour videogame...
Mar 17, 2021