Golfer Tiger Woods awarded US’s Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Golfer Tiger Woods awarded US’s Presidential Medal of Freedom.

May 10, 2019.

The United States President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor to golfer Tiger Woods. Eldrick Tont Woods is a USA’s professional golf player. His nickname is “Tiger”. He ranks second in both major championships and PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association of America) Tour wins. He holds numerous records in golf and is considered one of the greatest golfers of all time.

Tiger Woods, the recent Masters’ winner called as a “true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of dominance,” by the US President Donald Trump. His 15th major golf championship and his 81st overall on the PGA Tour, both ranking second.

Mr. Donald Trump said, “He’s a great guy.”. He also said, “He introduced countless new people to the sport of golf, from every background and walk of life. … Tiger Woods is a global symbol of American excellence, devotion, and drive.”

Tiger Woods, joined at the ceremony by his mother, Kultida, his two children, Sam and Charlie, his girlfriend, Erica Herman, and his caddie, Joe LaCava, wearing a blue suit.

According to the White House, “Those persons received the Medal of Freedom who have made “especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.”

Mr. Trump got him to turn up at his Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey after Wood’s first Masters’ victory in 1997. There was a rush of people as 2,000 fans showed up told watch him walk down a 320-foot red carpet, some of them storming steel barricades to get a closer look.

At a ribbon cutting ceremony in 2014, Woods lavished praise on the future presidential candidate, calling changes he made to the club “phenomenal.”

Woods said in a 2018 interview in the company’s in-house magazine that the Trump Organisation has “repeatedly demonstrated their ability to successfully manage unique, high-end courses and golf clubs, and this is no exception.”


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