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Tiger Woods donates to UMES scholarship
Tiger Woods donates to UMES scholarship

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore said on Thursday it has its first individual donor to a scholarship fund honoring the late professional golf pioneer Charlie Sifford. The donor: Tiger Woods. UMES officials said on Thursday that the PGA Tour star contributed a personal gift of $10,000 to help launch the Sifford Fund, which would provide need-based scholarships for student golf enthusiasts from areas “underrepresented in the golf industry.” UMES executive vice president Kimberly Dumpson said that though the scholarship fund is in its early stages school officials hope to begin distributing awards as early as next fall. Sifford led the way in successfully...