Tiger Woods received a congratulations from US President Donald Trump, Trump also announced Woods will receive the highest civilian award in the United States.
Trump tweeted on Monday, he will present Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Woods’ victory marked his first masters win in 14 years, after a series of back problems and personal problems threatened to end his career. In 2017, he underwent a spinal fusion surgery, and was later arrested & charged with driving under the influence. He pleaded guilty to reckless driving and was put on a diversion program, before returning to the tour last year. Trump has presented the medal of freedom to other athletes, including Alan Page, Roger Staubach, and a posthumous award to Babe Ruth.