Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

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President Donald Trump announced that the White House would bestow Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor after Woods won the Masters in April, completing a remarkable career comeback for his 15th major title and first since 2008.

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US golfer Tiger Woods (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump after he presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
US golfer Tiger Woods (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump after he presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (R) speaks next to US golfer Tiger Woods during an event to present him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
US President Donald Trump (R) speaks next to US golfer Tiger Woods during an event to present him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump gives professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
U.S. President Donald Trump gives professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Professional golfer Tiger Woods applauds during his Medal of Freedom ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump gave the nation's highest civilian honor to business partner Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
Professional golfer Tiger Woods applauds during his Medal of Freedom ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump gave the nation's highest civilian honor to business partner Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump gives professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation’s highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
U.S. President Donald Trump gives professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation’s highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump presents US golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
US President Donald Trump presents US golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump presents professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods with the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
U.S. President Donald Trump presents professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods with the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump presents professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods with the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
U.S. President Donald Trump presents professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods with the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
US golfer Tiger Woods smiles from the presidential lectern after US President Donald Trump presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFPGetty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
US golfer Tiger Woods smiles from the presidential lectern after US President Donald Trump presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFPGetty Images)
US President Donald Trump listens to US golfer Tiger Woods (R) after presenting him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
US President Donald Trump listens to US golfer Tiger Woods (R) after presenting him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Professional golfer Tiger Woods celebrates with his family after being awarded the Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Donald Trump during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation’s highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
Professional golfer Tiger Woods celebrates with his family after being awarded the Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Donald Trump during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation’s highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for photos with professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods and his family after Woods was awarded the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation’s highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for photos with professional golfer and business partner Tiger Woods and his family after Woods was awarded the Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House May 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump announced he would give the nation’s highest civilian honor to Woods, 43, in honor of his Masters victory last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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