Sold Out Tiger Jam 2015 Rocks Las Vegas, Raising More Than $1 Million for Tiger Woods Foundation

Poker legends, movie star friends, and golf supporters joined Tiger Woods and Ed Sheeran to elevate cash and awareness for Tiger Woods Basis


WPT President Adam Pliska, Tiger Woods, and WPT Anchor Lynn Gilmartin

Las Vegas, NV (May 26, 2015) &#8212 The 17th-annual Tiger Jam returned to Las Vegas, welcoming celebs, sponsors, and rock stars for a memorable, star-studded weekend that raised much more than $ one million for the school-access plans of the Tiger Woods Foundation. The bought-out event featured a Friday evening charity poker match, adopted up by Ed Sheeran becoming a member of host Tiger Woods at MGM Grand the place the GRAMMY-nominated singer executed his prime hits for a non-public concert with Tiger Jam friends.

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Kicking off the weekend Friday, Could 15, sponsors and guests have been handled to a non-public exhibition from Woods, adopted by a spherical of golf at Shadow Creek.

Right after examining Shadow Creek off the bucket checklist, poker excellent Phil Hellmuth took to the microphone to emcee Tiger&#8217s Poker Night time presented by the Globe Poker Tour®, a Texas Hold &#8216em charity event. The occasion welcomed professional poker players Antonio Esfandiari, Daniel Negreanu, and WPT® commentators Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten, who gave the amateurs, which includes Mark Cuban, a operate for their money. The competition at the tables heated up as Tiger Jam guest and newbie competitor Travis Blackwood won the match. Tiger’s Poker Evening presented by the Globe Poker Tour created more than $ five hundred,000 to go toward the foundation’s college-obtain packages.

Visitors kicked off Saturday evening at an exceptional reception emceed by Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, at MGM Grand’s grand ballroom, mingling in excess of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and collaborating in stay and silent auctions filled with luxurious things. Notable auction objects integrated: A 2016 Acura MDX that offered for more than $ fifty,000 and a Complete Swing Golf Simulator that offered for a lot more than $ 30,000. The silent and dwell auction items lifted a lot more than $ 575,000.

Following the auction, visitors attended a private functionality with Ed Sheeran at MGM Grand’s Producer’s Pool. Right after the primary live performance celebration, attendees ongoing to rejoice the evening at Hakkasan for a submit-live performance get together.

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About Tiger Jam and the Tiger Woods Foundation
Considering that its creation in 1998, Tiger Jam has raised a lot more than $ seventeen million for packages of the Tiger Woods Basis by means of its sold-out performances and a single-of-a-variety auction objects. In which you come from shouldn&#8217t suggest failure. At the Tiger Woods Basis, it doesn&#8217t. Our applications split the cycle of poverty with college-entry possibilities for reduced-revenue college students. At Tiger Woods Finding out Center satellites across the nation, students in grades 5-12 are immersed in an interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum. Right here, they make the connection amongst college and profession, even though organizing a road map to college. Tailor-made to the demands of the 1st-generation scholar, the Earl Woods Scholarship Plan offers four-yr school scholarships coupled with an unyielding assist system. But we don&#8217t end there. Via committed mentors, specialist growth workshops and internships, our one particular-to-a single philosophy assures the success of our students in college and past. See how our students are smashing the cycle of poverty at and @TWFoundation.

About MGM Grand
MGM Grand is “The Leisure Authority,” creating the supreme Las Vegas encounter. A selection of magnificent suites and regular accommodations provide each require while attendees discover signature eating by movie star chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Mina’s PUB 1842, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar &amp Grill and AAA Five Diamond and Michelin 3 star cafe, Joël Robuchon world-course enjoyment at the MGM Grand Backyard garden Arena the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil master illusionist David Copperfield Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club and Hakkasan Las Vegas Cafe and Nightclub a pampering spa and salon and an elaborate 380,000-square-foot, non-using tobacco convention heart. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

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