Trump says he will give Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after Masters victory for his comeback in & # 39; golf and, most importantly, life & # 39; in connection with sex, alcohol and drug scandals
- President Trump says that he will reward Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which won his Masters victory at the weekend
- This was Woods & first victory since 2005
- The victory followed a number of years of personal scandal and physical obstacles
President Donald Trump presents golfer Tiger Woods with the presidential freedom medal after his first Masters victory since 2005.
"Talked to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on yesterday's big win @TheMasters, and to inform him that because of his incredible success & comeback in sport (Golf) and more importantly LIFE, he will present him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM! "Trump tweeted.
Trump also tweeted congratulations to golf legend during the weekend.
This is Woods & # 39; fifth green jacket and his win on Sunday is already being praised as one of the greatest sports returns of all time.
President Trump will award the presidential medal of freedom to Tiger Woods because of his success and his return to sport and life
Trump is a major golfer and owns serval golf courses. Image that he has the Gene Serazen Cup with Woods in 2013, which he earned for winning the Cadillac Championship golf tournament at Trump National Dural in Florida
Woods earned his fifth green jacket Sunday after it seemed that his career was over after following various physical obstacles and personal issues
Woods' career was apparently over when he was confronted with a series of personal problems and chronic back pain. He thought he would never solve the problems, but had undergone a spinal fusion operation in 2017.
The same year he was confronted with charges for driving under the influence.
Woods & Private life and career were already in decline after the unveiling of his constant cheating.
The Medal of Freedom is an award from the President of the United States who recognizes "a particularly deserving contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other important public or private endeavors."
It was established in 1945 to honor civil aviation during the Second World War.
Other sport icons that have received the prize are Michael Jordan, Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Yogi Berra and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.