President Donald Trump has finally awarded golfing legend Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Trump who gave Woods the nation’s highest civilian honor at the White House following his fifth Masters’ victory last month, rained praises on the star. In his speech, Trump said that the 43-year-old athlete is “one of the greatest athletes in the history of sports” and has inspired people worldwide with his barrier-breaking victories. He continued by adding that: “He’s also a great person. He’s a great guy,’ Trump declared. “He inspired millions of young Americans with his thrilling wire-to-wire victories. Tiger Woods is a global symbol of American excellence, devotion, and drive.” The president also added that Woods “victory in April was “record-setting ratings” for a Masters tournament. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of dominance,” he said. The citation for Woods award stated that he was being honored for the 5 Masters tournament’s he’s won, beginning in 1997 when he became the first black man and the youngest golfer ever to clinch the title. He won again in 2019, becoming the second-oldest champ. 


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