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By B.W. COOK | October 11, 2007
In the early morning hours last Saturday one of the world’s most famous athletes walked on to the greens of the Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa. Tiger Woods , golfer extraordinaire, joined fellow stars John Cook , Fred Couples and a field of enthusiastic local players for a day of golf and philanthropy that would raise more than $1 million for programs supported by the Tiger Woods Learning Center. Approximately 10 years ago Tiger Woods and his late father Earl Woods and mother Kultida joined together to do something significant for less-fortunate kids.
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By B.W. COOK | November 11, 2006
International fashion designer Carolina Herrera will join her daughter, Carolina Herrera Jr., at a cocktail reception for the opening of the new CH Carolina Herrera store at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa on Nov. 15. Ellie Gordon and Lynn Freeman are chairing the in-store event on behalf of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. For more information, call (714) 876-2375. From international fashion to world-class sports, Tiger Woods hosted the second annual Block Party at the Grove of Anaheim, benefiting the Tiger Woods Learning Center, a youth education facility in Orange County.
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August 10, 2006
TIGER AT MESA VERDE Tiger Woods, who won his 11th major championship at the British Open on July 23 to up his professional tournament victory total to 49, as well as Fred Couples will hold a golf exhibition Oct. 7 at Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa. Woods and Couples will perform the exhibition as part of Woods' second annual OC Block Party to benefit the Tiger Woods Learning Center. The Block Party will be held in the evening at The Grove in Anaheim. For information or to inquire about tickets, contact the Tiger Woods Foundation at (714)
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October 4, 2006
It's been a year of great success, yet of overwhelming loss for Tiger Woods. On Saturday, Woods, who has won six straight PGA Tour events amid dealing with the loss of his father, Earl, to cancer in May, will try to have some fun. He will host his second annual Block Party at The Grove of Anaheim. Part of the festivities will be at Mesa Verde Country Club. However, it will be closed to the public. Only those who purchased tickets for the benefit will be able to attend.The block party is to raise funds for the Tiger Woods Learning Center, a 14-acre, youth-education facility in Anaheim.
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By: B.W. COOK | August 25, 2005
International golf celebrity Tiger Woods, who is often spotted working out on the greens of Newport Beach's Big Canyon Country Club, will host what is being called inaugural Block Party at the Grove of Anaheim. The event is set to take place Oct. 1, and funds raised will benefit the Tiger Woods Learning Center in Anaheim. The 35,000-square-foot youth facility, being built at a cost of $25 million, will open in 2006. "My goal is for the block party to become an annual Orange County event that celebrates the community and the young people served by the learning center," Woods said, according to a written statement.
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By JOHN REGER | October 8, 2008
The last time Tiger Woods was in Corona del Mar it was to prepare for one of the most exciting moments on a golf course. His return to his part-time residence this time will no doubt prove another thrill, but this time it will be off the golf course. In June, Woods was prepping for the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. He was at home the week before, working out at a local gym to ready himself for the nation’s championship. He won the tournament in a playoff over Rocco Mediate, playing with torn knee ligaments and fractures in the same leg. It was one of the most captivating major championships in the history of the sport.
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By B.W. Cook | October 28, 2009
The Tiger Woods Tiger Woods Block Party proved once again to be an Orange County sensation. The fifth annual extravaganza attracted 700 patrons and raised more than $500,000 in support of the Tiger Woods Learning Center in Anaheim. The center helps give inner-city kids an educational leg up, preparing them to seek higher educational goals. This year the party was headlined by singer Sheryl Crow , who brought down the house with “Every Day Is A Winding Road” and other hits, including “Leaving Las Vegas” and “All I Want to Do.” Guests hobnobbed around Grey Goose martini bars and dined on an amazing dinner prepared by celebrity chef Tim Love . The chef appropriately named one of his signature appetizers “The mini love burger.
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By JOHN REGER | October 15, 2008
If anyone on this planet doesn’t know the power Tiger Woods has over an audience it was displayed loudly Saturday at Pelican Hill. Woods was addressing the 200 or so people as part of the Block Party festivities that raises an approximate $1 million annually for the Tiger Woods Learning Center. The people that were there were about to play golf and had paid a nice chunk of change for the privilege. The guest of honor arrived in khaki shorts and a windbreaker and headed to the practice facility, bringing Fred Couples and Chris Riley with him. Though Woods can’t hit a ball because of his left knee, he can swing a club and he certainly can tell a story.
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By B.W. COOK | November 11, 2006
International fashion designer Carolina Herrera will join her daughter, Carolina Herrera Jr., at a cocktail reception for the opening of the new CH Carolina Herrera store at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa on Nov. 15. Ellie Gordon and Lynn Freeman are chairing the in-store event on behalf of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. For more information, call (714) 876-2375. From international fashion to world-class sports, Tiger Woods hosted the second annual Block Party at the Grove of Anaheim, benefiting the Tiger Woods Learning Center, a youth education facility in Orange County.
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October 4, 2006
It's been a year of great success, yet of overwhelming loss for Tiger Woods. On Saturday, Woods, who has won six straight PGA Tour events amid dealing with the loss of his father, Earl, to cancer in May, will try to have some fun. He will host his second annual Block Party at The Grove of Anaheim. Part of the festivities will be at Mesa Verde Country Club. However, it will be closed to the public. Only those who purchased tickets for the benefit will be able to attend.The block party is to raise funds for the Tiger Woods Learning Center, a 14-acre, youth-education facility in Anaheim.
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August 10, 2006
TIGER AT MESA VERDE Tiger Woods, who won his 11th major championship at the British Open on July 23 to up his professional tournament victory total to 49, as well as Fred Couples will hold a golf exhibition Oct. 7 at Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa. Woods and Couples will perform the exhibition as part of Woods' second annual OC Block Party to benefit the Tiger Woods Learning Center. The Block Party will be held in the evening at The Grove in Anaheim. For information or to inquire about tickets, contact the Tiger Woods Foundation at (714)
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