20th Annual Tiger Jam, May 18 & 19 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

 

Tiger Jam, hosted by Tiger Woods, returns to Las Vegas Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino for its 20th year. The iconic annual fundraising weekend includes golf at the exclusive Shadow Creek Golf Course, an opportunity to knock out the world’s top poker players as they hit the tables at Tiger’s Poker Night presented by the World Poker Tour® (WPT®), and a star-studded VIP concert and afterparty. All proceeds from the two-day charity event will help the TGR Foundation equip underserved students with the ability to exceed any and all expectations.

 

Tickets for the ultimate Vegas weekend are available by going to TigerJam.com or contacting Matt Cusick at info@TGRLive.com or 949-725-3003.

 

Tiger Jam Returns to Las Vegas with Star-Studded Weekend Benefitting the Tiger Woods Foundation, May 19-20

TIGER JAM RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS WITH STAR-STUDDED WEEKEND BENEFITTING THE TIGER WOODS FOUNDATION, MAY 19-20

Tiger Jam, an exclusive two-day charity event hosted by Tiger Woods, returns to Las Vegas for an action-packed weekend of world-class golf, high-stakes poker and elite VIP experiences benefitting the Tiger Woods Foundation’s college-access programs from Friday, May 19 to Saturday, May 20. Managed by TGR Live, all proceeds from the event will help the Tiger Woods Foundation equip underserved students with the ability to exceed any and all expectations.

 

Tiger Jam will kick off on Friday, May 19 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino with Tiger’s Poker Night presented by the World Poker Tour® (WPT®), an exclusive charity poker tournament hosted by Woods. Poker professional Phil Hellmuth will emcee the high-stakes charity tournament during the 19th annual Tiger Jam event. For an $11,000 buy-in, participants will have an opportunity to play with some of the world’s top poker players including Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, Maria Ho, Mike Sexton and the World Poker Tour’s own Vince Van Patten and Lynn Gilmartin. Those lucky enough to advance to the final table will win incredible prizes.

 

Prior to Friday’s poker tournament, select guests will participate in a private Q&A session with Woods followed by a morning golf outing at the exclusive Shadow Creek golf course, a bucket list course among avid golf fans and players for its dramatic landscapes, sparkling creeks and lush gardens.

 

The main event begins on Saturday, May 20 with a VIP reception featuring live and silent auctions filled with luxury items and one-of-a-kind experiences. An intimate benefit concert presented by ACURA will headline the evening at the MGM Grand’s Producers Pool followed by an epic post-party celebration.

 

A variety of VIP packages are available for attendees to create their ultimate Vegas experience. For more information on 2017 Tiger Jam opportunities, click here or call Matt Cusick at 949-725-3003.

About TGR Live

For 20 years, TGR Live has exclusively organized and managed fundraising events supporting the Tiger Woods Foundation.  It focuses solely on creating amazing experiences for the foundation’s clients at world-class events like the PGA TOUR’s Quicken Loans National, Genesis Open, and Hero World Challenge as well as Tiger Jam and the Tiger Woods Invitational presented by USLI. TGR Live provides a variety of services to the foundation, including hospitality management, public relations and marketing, tournament operations, and sponsor sales. While many TGR Live events are televised, TGR Live does not provide TV or video production. For more information, visit TGRLive.com.

 

About the Tiger Woods Foundation

We have humble beginnings and a simple, universal vision: we give students in need the right resources to ensure lifelong success in school, their communities and the working world. We don’t allow our students to exist with the labels or restrictions or stigmas. Instead, we empower them to exceed any and all expectations. The TGR Learning Lab unleashes the full capacity of students, preparing them for today’s jobs and the ones that don’t exist yet. Serving students in grades 5-12 in Anaheim, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Stuart, FL, our unique culture fosters development of the whole person while providing critical STEM skills and college prep. With one of the highest graduation rates in the US, the Earl Woods Scholar Program currently has 149 students attending universities nationwide. To celebrate our 20th year, we’re embarking on an ambitious expansion plan, bringing our unique philosophy and educational curriculum to millions of teachers and students around the world. Find more information at tigerwoodsfoundation.org or follow us at @TWFoundation.

 

About MGM GRAND

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino is “The Entertainment Authority,” creating the ultimate Las Vegas experience. The hotel features the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; master illusionist David Copperfield; a flagship Topgolf location; and world-class entertainment at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. MGM Grand offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Mina’s PUB 1842, Masaharu Morimoto’s Morimoto Las Vegas, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five-Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon. The resort recently remodeled all of the rooms and suites in its main tower and launched the industry’s first-ever STAY WELL Collection. MGM Grand is home to many of today’s hottest DJs including Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Steve Aoki who share residencies between Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub and WET REPUBLIC, The Strip’s hottest day life destination. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking Five Green Key conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon and an inviting six-acre pool complex. Upscale accommodations include SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand, an exclusive boutique luxury hotel within the hotel and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit mgmgrand.com, call toll free at (877) 880-0880 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About World Poker Tour

World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 15th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XV of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com and PlayWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States. PlayWPT.com is a social gaming platform offering free-to-play poker and slots with innovative features and state-of-the-art creative elements inspired by WPT’s 15 years of experience in gaming entertainment. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Ourgame International Holdings, Ltd. For more information, go to WPT.com.

16th Annual Tiger Jam Rocks Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas May 16 – 17

16th ANNUAL TIGER JAM ROCKS LAS VEGAS MAY 16-17

Tiger Jam Brings World-class Poker, Exclusive Golf and Headliner OneRepublic to Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

 

GRAMMY-nominated pop rock band OneRepublic will headline the 16th annual Tiger Jam at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, May 16-17. The two-day charity event hosted by Tiger Woods combines world-class golf, high-stakes poker, gourmet cuisine and exclusive VIP experiences into a star-studded weekend benefitting the Tiger Woods Foundation’s college-access programs.

“We are excited to welcome OneRepublic to Tiger Jam for the first time in our 16 years,” Woods said. “This unique and entertaining event gives so much to my foundation, helping us grow our programs and providing even more young people with a shot at college.”

OneRepublic released its debut set, Dreaming Out Loud, in 2007. The album included the smash single “Apologize,” which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide. The band’s sophomore album, 2009’s Waking Up, produced three singles including, “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets” and “Good Life.” OneRepublic released its third studio album, Native, in March 2013, which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The set includes hits “If I Lose Myself,” “Feel Again” and “Counting Stars,” which reached No. 1 on Top 40 Radio.

The 2014 Tiger Jam will kick off Friday, May 16 when poker legend Phil Hellmuth teams up with Woods to host Poker Night presented by the World Poker Tour. For a $10,000 buy-in, participants will join Woods, Hellmuth, Poker Hall of Famer Doyle Brunson and other great players for an exclusive night of poker followed by a Pre-Jam Party at Moorea Beach Club at Mandalay Bay. Tournament prizes include a package with unique golf experiences, Pro-Am playing spots in premier PGA TOUR events and other exclusive items.

Prior to Saturday evening’s live concert, guests can participate in a morning golf outing at Cascata Golf Course before attending the VIP reception at Mandalay Bay. This exclusive pre-concert party will feature gourmet food and spirits as well as live and silent auctions filled with luxury items. Following a rocking performance from OneRepublic at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, the night will conclude with a post-concert party at the House of Blues.

A variety of VIP packages are available to attend this one-of-a-kind charity concert event and experience a fun weekend in Vegas.

For more information on 2014 Tiger Jam opportunities or to attend the dinner and auction, please call (949) 725-3003.

Tickets for the OneRepublic performance priced at $55, $85 and $125, not including applicable service charges, go on sale Saturday, March 22 at 10 a.m. and will be available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino).  To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

For fans anxious to purchase seats to highly anticipated concerts and events, M life – MGM Resorts International’s loyalty program – provides members exclusive access to pre-sales for sporting events and concerts. The program also features rewards, benefits and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the incomparable collection of MGM Resorts’ world-renowned destinations. To join, or for more information, visit www.mlife.com.

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About Tiger Jam and the Tiger Woods Foundation 
Where you come from shouldn’t mean failure. At the Tiger Woods Foundation, it doesn’t. Our programs break the cycle of poverty with college-access opportunities for low-income students. At Tiger Woods Learning Center campuses across the country, scholars in grades 5-12 are immersed in an interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum. Here, they make the connection between school and career, while planning a road map to college. Tailored to the needs of the first-generation scholar, the Earl Woods Scholarship Program provides four-year college scholarships coupled with an unyielding support system. But we don’t stop there. Through dedicated mentors, professional development workshops and internships, our one-to-one philosophy ensures the success of our students in college and beyond. See how our scholars are smashing the cycle of poverty at tigerwoodsfoundation.org and @TWFoundation.

About Mandalay Bay Events Center
The Mandalay Bay Events Center is a multi-purpose arena home to World Championship Boxing, premier concerts and special events.  With seating for as many as 12,000, the Events Center offers excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art lighting and sound.  Prominent events have included concerts such as Justin Timberlake, KISS, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alejandro Fernandez and David Foster & Friends.  World championship boxing events have featured fighters including Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley and Bernard Hopkins.  The Mandalay Bay Events Center also is home to multiple Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events throughout the year, the annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction, Tiger Jam hosted by Tiger Woods as well as the annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards on UNIVISION.