"Because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE, I will be presenting him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM!"
The one-stroke win at Augusta National led to an outpouring of support from sports greats and politicians including Trump.
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Trump is apparently particularly impressed with Woods return to the forefront of golf, as he live-tweeted the end of Woods round in Augusta and was quick to congratulate the athlete multiple times.
Sunday's win was the 15th major victory of Woods' career and his first since 2008.
"Congratulations to @TigerWoods, a truly Great Champion!" It is presented to citizens who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors". In 2018, he gave medals to football players Roger Staubach and Alan Page and a posthumous award to baseball player Babe Ruth.