ALBANY, Bahamas – As part of ongoing relief and rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Dorian, the Hero World Challenge has contributed $184,500 to the ONE Bahamas Fund through a charity challenge to the players.
Henrik Stenson won the 2019 Hero World Challenge after a strong back nine to finish with a final round 66 and a total of 18 under par, winning by one stroke over defending champion Jon Rahm. Stenson took the lead once and for all following an eagle on the par-5 15th hole to pull away from a crowded leaderboard featuring Rahm, Patrick Reed, Justin Thomas, and tournament host Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods earned the Hero Shot at Baha Mar championship on Monday, December 2, to kick off the 2019 Hero World Challenge. Woods defeated Jordan Spieth in the championship round by a score of 1,800-to-900.
It’s been quite the PGA TOUR offseason for Jon Rahm following the end of the 2017-18 FedExCup playoffs. Two months after playing on his first Ryder Cup team and beating Tiger Woods 2 & 1 in a Sunday singles match to help clinch the 2018 Ryder Cup for Europe, Rahm hoisted what is affectionately known as the ‘Tiger Trophy’ for winning the Hero World Challenge on Sunday at Albany, Bahamas.
Each year, the Hero World Challenge is about much more than just great golf. As play concludes on-course at Albany, Bahamas the action is just getting started.
The Hero World Challenge has built a lasting legacy of giving back. Since inception, the event has raised over $26 million for TGR Foundation and select youth-focused charities. As the event, hosted by Tiger Woods and managed by TGR Live, crowns its 20th champion at Albany, Bahamas this week, the event’s legacy will be more than trophies, as it continues to make an impact on youth across the globe.
ALBANY, Bahamas– TGR Live and Tavistock Group announced India-based Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, has extended its title sponsorship of the Hero World Challenge. The 2018 Hero World Challenge will be played at Albany, Bahamas, Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, and will feature tournament host Tiger Woods and an invitation-only field comprised of the top ranked golfers in the world.
Rickie Fowler knew he had to do something special to catch Charley Hoffman, and he didn’t disappoint. Trailing by seven strokes starting Sunday’s final round of the $3.5 million Hero World Challenge, Fowler opened with seven consecutive birdies and fired an Albany and tournament-record 11-under-par 61 to win by four strokes over Hoffman. Fowler finished at 18-undrer 270, while Hoffman closed with a 72 and wound up at 14-under 274.
There aren’t many rounds of golf more exclusive than the Hero World Challenge pro-am. Playing with one of the world’s top 18 players is matched only by the experience at Albany, Bahamas, making the pro-am a bucket-list experience for the most avid amateur golfers.
Making his third start in the World Challenge, Hideki Matsuyama carried a huge lead into Sunday and held on for the victory at the 2016 Hero World Challenge. His 18-under was two strokes better than runner-up Henrik Stenson, who finished at 16-under par.
When a spot opened up just days before the start of the 2015 Hero World Challenge, Bubba Watson answered the called. While in the Bahamas, Watson did much more, as he finished 25-under to capture the 2015 Hero World Challenge.