Trump says Tiger Woods to get Presidential Medal of Freedom

Tiger Woods returned to the world's top 10 for the first time in five years

President Trump Monday announced he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods' Masters victory Sunday.

Woods' win, which was his first major title victory since 2008, marked a major career comeback for the 43-year-old.

Trump tweeted Monday that he spoke to Woods and congratulated him on "the great victory" and "to inform him that because of his incredible Success Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE, I will be presenting him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM!"

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In 2017, he underwent a spinal fusion surgery, and was later arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were honored by president George W. Bush in 2004 and 2005, respectively.

Mr. Trump owns a dozen golf courses in the US and frequently spends his weekends at his clubs in Florida, Virginia or New Jersey. Orrin Hatch, Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Antonin Scalia, Roger Staubach, Miriam Adelson and Alan Page.

Trump and Woods have both spoken publicly about having played many rounds of golf together over the years and Trump praised Woods on a handful of occasions in recent years. "Very exciting, tune in!" the president wrote shortly before Woods won the tournament.

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