Woods will join Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Charles Siffords among golfers who have received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The Masters win on Sunday marked Woods' 15th major tournament title and put him one behind the all-time Masters leader, Nicklaus, who has six titles.
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President Donald Trump announced that he will be giving golf superstar Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his victory at the Masters yesterday.
Patrick Reed places the green jacket on Tiger Woods of the USA after Woods won the 2019 Masters. It captured the attention of the country, and he'll be rewarded with a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Tiger Woods captured the Masters almost 11 years after his last victory in a major tournament.
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He had chances, a little bit unlucky with some. "After the game, we can see that the decision was right". Thank you to God and to my team-mates.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is awarded by the US President "for especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, or world peace, or cultural or other significant public or private endeavors".
Trump and Woods have both spoken publicly about having played many rounds of golf together over the years and Trump praised Woods on a handful of occasions in recent years. In 2018, he gave medals to football players Roger Staubach and Alan Page and a posthumous award to baseball player Babe Ruth.
And Trump tweeted about the Masters several times over the weekend, writing on Sunday afternoon that Woods was "a truly Great Champion!"
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