Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom
Tiger Woods and President Trump. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
President Trump presented golfing great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony in Washington, D.C. Monday
Details: Trump praised Woods for his "relentless will to win," as he awarded the 43-year-old the highest U.S. civilian honour. "Tiger Woods is a global symbol of American excellence, devotion and drive," Trump said. "These qualities embody the American spirit of pushing boundaries, defying limits and always striving for greatness."
The big picture: This year has seen an tremendous turnaround in Woods' fortunes. Last month, he won his 5th Masters title at Augusta — ending an 11-year drought to claim his 15th major.