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

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

Trump wrote in a tweet this afternoon.

Both are second all-time to Jack Nicklaus, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005 by George W. Bush. Mr. Trump has previously bestowed the honor upon Sen.

Woods won the 2019 Masters on Sunday, ending his 11-year major-championship drought and earning renewed acclaim from around the sports world to the halls of political power and beyond.

Since taking office Trump has given the award to several athletes including former professional National Football League players Roger Staubach and Alan Page and late professional baseball player George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr.

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A green jacket, a fat pay cheque and a restored reputation aren't the only rewards Tiger Woods will receive after winning his fifth Masters, capping one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. However, for the first time in his career, Woods mounted a come-from-behind win in a major tournament, finishing with a one-stroke margin of victory.

The president is an avid golfer who played a round with Woods at Trump's golf club in Jupiter, Florida, in February.

There were questions about his ability to win a major tournament, but those have all ended following the Masters victory. He watched the Masters from his Virginia golf club on Sunday.

The president is in Minnesota on Monday for a roundtable discussion on tax reform and the economy.

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