President Trump announced yesterday that he will be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after his victory in the 2019 Masters.
This award, innaugerated by President Kennedy in 1963 honours “especially meritorious contributions to the national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public endeavours”.
Woods will be the fourth golfer, after Arnold Palmer in 2004, Jack Nicklaus in 2005 and Charlie Sifford, the first black golfer to play on the PGA Tour, and Tiger Woods’ inspiration in 2009,were awarded the medal.
Arise again Sir Tiger of Isleworth. Lets knight him again.