TGR Learning Lab Philadelphia

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OPening January 2025

TGR Foundation is partnering with the Cobbs Creek Foundation to enhance access to education and provide opportunities for youth in Philadelphia through a new TGR Learning Lab on the Cobbs Creek campus. The campus will support the community through innovative education programs to empower youth to discover and achieve their fullest potential.


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Cobbs Creek is a new golf and education campus serving the diverse youth of Philadelphia. The three pillars of Cobbs Creek include:

Community – engage the surrounding community with transformational programs

Education – year-round educational opportunities for students of all ages

Golf – restore Cobbs Creek Golf Course to original design and create access to golf

Learn more about Cobbs Creek



TGR Foundation will operate its signature TGR Learning Lab on the campus, providing students access to education and opportunities to gain real-world experiences and skills.

  • The 30,000-square-foot facility will offer STEMbased school day, after-school and summer classes to upper elementary, middle and high school students.

  • The TGR Learning Lab will be a safe and inspiring space, providing students with the latest technology and modern workspaces.

  • Year-round programming will provide access to education and development opportunities for students to discover and pursue their passions.

We are hiring for key positions to launch our programs in the community. Interested in being a champion for youth, apply today.




Through innovative programming in an inspiring learning environment, TGR Foundation will provide opportunities to help local students thrive in school and life.

  • The TGR Learning Lab will feature non-traditional class offerings taught using engaging, hands-on project-based methods.

  • The classes that will be offered, such as robotics, engineering, artificial intelligence, podcasting and drone technology, are designed to expose students to today’s STEM-based careers.

  • Ongoing college access and career readiness programming will be available to prepare students for higher education, provide real-world experiences and build transferable skills.

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The TGR Learning Lab will support students from the local community, providing access to education in a positive and supportive learning environment. 1st – 4th grade students are provided vital educational resources and ongoing support in local schools during the school year help close the achievement gap through:

  • Reading, writing and math tutoring
  • Educational enrichment workshops and summer camps
  • Social emotional learning and support programming
  • Family fun days and community events


Short Course

TGR Design will build a short course to provide golf access and opportunities for the community to learn and practice. It will be accessible to golfers of all ages and abilities, introducing new players to the sport. Year-round programming will be available at the short course to build young golfers’ skills while helping them develop the game’s core values.

Learn more about the TGR Design short course


Middle School Robotics Camp 

July 8-12

Hosted in Partnership with Drexel University at its ExCITE Center, this full-day workshop will help students learn about robotics, build their skills and connect their experiences to related careers.


College Bound Academy 

July 15-19
Rising high school seniors in the class of 2025  are invited to participate in a one-week in-person academy at Drexel Univerity with an emphasis on the college admission and financial aid process. College Bound Academy focuses on two and four-year universities through a variety of informative and interactive workshops including:
  • Writing a personal statement.
  • Creating a college list.
  • Completing FAFSA and CSS Profile.
  • Planning a college visit and more!




PGA Magazine

Education and golf come together through Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Golf Course and its TGR Foundation Partnership

"Cobbs Creek epitomizes a commitment to inclusivity, building on the rich history embodied by Charlie Sifford's legacy with a forward-looking perspective through TGR Learning Lab."
- Kendal Murphy, PGA, Director of DEI for Troom

Restoring Philadelphia's Most Historic Public Golf Course

Cobbs Creek Golf Course once hosted Tour events and inspired Charlie Sifford, but you wouldn't know it if you saw it today. The TGR Foundation is setting out to make this historic course a community hub once again and is building the second TGR Learning Lab offering STEM programs for children in the community while expanding TGR Foundation's reach.

Cobbs Creek Foundation breaks ground on historic golf course

Philadelphia Tribune

Cobbs Creek Foundation broke ground on the redevelopment of the Cobbs Creek Golf Course, which was home to prominent African-American golfers in the 1950s and ‘60s. The initial phases of construction will include creating a reservoir and pumphouse, along with the TGR Learning Lab and a driving range building.

Expanded $100M restoration of Cobbs Creek Golf Course gets underway

Philadelphia Business Journal

The restoration and transformation of the Cobbs Creek Golf Course in West Philadelphia teed off Monday. The Cobbs Creek Foundation, which is funding the plan, held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the TGR Learning Lab, a part of the project that is getting support from Tiger Woods' educational foundation.

Cobbs Creek Foundation breaks ground on TGR Learning Lab

TGR Foundation Press Release

Members of the Cobbs Creek Foundation were joined by elected officials, educators, and supporters to celebrate the launch of the foundation’s revitalization of the historic Cobbs Creek Golf Course, a project that will invest in the community, including restoration of the golf course and building of the TGR Learning Lab.



We are looking for strategic partnerships to help us enhance and complete this project.  Fill out the form below to learn more about partnership opportunities and ways to get involved.


For all immediate partnership inquiries please contact Meredith Foote at [email protected].