Latest Woods Stories

2011-03-23 05:00:00

Tiger Woods: My Swing is the first mobile app to provide instruction and golf swing video analysis directly from Tiger Woods Proceeds from the app to benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation IRVINE, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tiger Woods Foundation (www.tigerwoodsfoundation.org) and Shotzoom® (www.shotzoom.com), the leader in active lifestyle mobile applications, announced the launch of Tiger Woods: My Swing for the iPhone and iPod touch. Available...

2010-11-01 17:07:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashton Woods USA L.L.C. today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Kenneth S. Balogh, currently the Company's Chief Operating Officer, as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2011. Tom Krobot, who has been Ashton Woods' President and Chief Executive Officer since 1995, will remain with the Company as Senior Advisor until his retirement at the end of May 2011. This period will allow for an orderly transition...

2010-05-26 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan, a Senior Policy Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, have called for professional golf superstar Tiger Woods and all major athletes to be tested for drugs in an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer. "At the White House last month, we asked Apolo Anton Ohno, the eight-time Olympic medalist speed skater if sports like baseball and golf should have the same stringent drug testing...

2010-04-08 17:04:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tabloid artist Xvala will introduce his latest art piece, the "Tiger Woods Rambovian Rosewood Glory Hole And Golf Furniture" in a soon to be revealed location on April 21st in Los Angeles, California. Today Tiger Woods returns to the PGA to contend at the 2010 Masters after a five month hiatus and media frenzied exploitation of his private affairs. In his return, Woods will have the support from some, including the notable sponsor Nike, as well as,...

2010-04-08 14:35:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 600 Americans revealed that viewers reported feeling confused and skeptical while watching a new Nike ad featuring Tiger Woods. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted by HCD Research on April 8, 2010 using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain viewers' perceptions of a new ad by Nike that features Tiger Woods and the voice of his late...

2010-04-08 06:30:00

TEANECK, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- John W. Woods Jr. and Iva Eulalia Newman Woods began raising a family in the north during the unsettling times of the Great Depression, World War II, and up to the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement. Minorities in a small Ohio town, the Woods family was prosperous for a time, and guided by John Woods' vision that his children would each get a college education. Despite the hardships they faced, daughter Marva Woods Stith relates the family's...

2010-04-06 15:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "An impressive return by Tiger Woods." "I wish Tiger Woods would just go away." These are two of thousands of opinions expressed online yesterday afternoon after Tiger Woods' press conference and they reflect the dichotomy of sentiment. WiseWindow, creators of Mass Opinion Business Intelligence (MOBI), today announced the company is using MOBI to discover and track the growth in Woods' total "share of opinion" as the Masters approaches. MOBI will...

2010-04-05 17:38:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 1,200 Americans revealed that the average ratings of favorability towards Tiger Woods increased from a score of 3.7 to a score of 3.9, on a scale of 1 to 7, after viewing video clips from Woods' press conference this afternoon. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted today by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain...

2010-02-22 15:08:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 1,090 Americans revealed that Tiger Woods' apology for his extramarital affairs was ranked second among other celebrity apologies in 2009 and 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The results were based on a series of studies that were conducted by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website during 2009-2010. The studies were conducted among...

2010-02-19 14:45:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 1,090 Americans revealed that the majority of viewers (60%) indicated that Tiger Woods' apology was sincere after viewing a video clip from his press conference earlier today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted today by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain viewers' perceptions of statements by Tiger Woods...

Latest Woods Reference Libraries

2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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