Trump says he will award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Trump Says He Plans to Award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom

United States president Donald Trump has revealed that he spoke with Tiger Woods following the golf legend's thrilling victory at the Masters on Sunday.

It's a high honor for Tiger, and at the very least fits into the narrative that the story of Tiger Woods supersedes the game of golf.

Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament.

Woods will join Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Charles Sifford as the only golfers to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

According to President Donald Trump, Tiger Woods will have yet another award to add to his enormous pile of hardware, all thanks to the comeback he completed on Sunday at Augusta National. Orrin Hatch, Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Antonin Scalia, Roger Staubach, Miriam Adelson and Alan Page.

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Woods came back from the golfing wilderness to end an 11-year majors drought with the win at Augusta, Georgia, on Sunday, earning praise from around the world.

The pro-golfer and Trump have known each other for over two decades and occasionally play golf together.

Trump did not in his tweet specify when the ceremony will take place.

"Love people who are great under pressure".

The victory for Woods at Augusta represented an epic comeback, almost 11 years after his last victory in a major tournament. He first won the tournament in 1997 at 21 years old, the youngest person ever to do so, and captured three more green jackets by 2005.

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