Trump celebrates Tiger Woods' success at 'LIFE' with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Tiger Woods returned to the world's top 10 for the first time in five years

A day after the 43-year-old legend won his fifth Masters and first major in 11 years, Trump - who has played multiple rounds with Woods over the years - used his Twitter feed to congratulate the golfer on his victory.

President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Monday that he will bestow upon Tiger Woods one the United States' highest civilian honors: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Bush awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arnold Palmer in 2004. It captured the attention of the country, and he'll be rewarded with a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The win yesterday is already being considered one of the greatest comeback stories in sports ever as Woods career was rumored to be over just two years ago thanks to nagging knee and back injuries.

Trump didn't indicate when he'll present the medal to Woods.

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Trump has previously awarded the medal posthumously to Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth.

Trump, an avid golfer, and Woods have played together in the past including in February when the pair joined golf great Jack Nicklaus for a round at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Florida.

Mr. Trump owns a dozen golf courses in the USA and frequently spends his weekends at his clubs in Florida, Virginia or New Jersey.

Woods increased his total of Masters wins to five and boosted his major-championship tally to 15. "What a fantastic life comeback for a really great guy!"

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