Trump Says He Plans to Award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Along with his win on the Masters on Sunday, Tiger Woods put a cap on one of many biggest particular person comeback tales of all time. It’s inspirational to individuals all around the globe, and Tiger followers in every single place celebrated as he donned the inexperienced jacket. Tiger’s story isn’t over fairly but. President Donald Trump has introduced on Twitter that he plans to award the golfer with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the nice victory he had in yesterday’s @TheMasters, & to tell him that due to his unimaginable Success & Comeback in Sports activities (Golf) and, extra importantly, LIFE, I will likely be presenting him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 15, 2019 Whereas it might appear to be a bit a lot, and perhaps it's, it’s additionally not unprecedented for a significant sports activities determine to obtain the award. Trump himself awarded the Medal of Freedom to Babe Ruth, Alan Web page, and Roger Staubach simply final 12 months, and Barack Obama awarded it to Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Willie Mays, amongst others, throughout his presidency. It’s a excessive honor for Tiger, and on the very least suits into the narrative that the story of Tiger Woods supersedes the sport of golf. It captured the eye of the nation, and he’ll be rewarded with a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Trump has promised lots on Twitter, so it stays to be seen if Tiger will really obtain the Medal, however as of now it’s been a reasonably nice week for the golf icon.