Ruth Babe, Michael Jordan … Tiger Woods.
President Donald Trump introduced Monday that he would hand over the Presidential Freedom Medal to america – the very best civilian honor in america – after the golfer gained Sunday's 2019 Masters, his fifth win within the match. . It was his first win in 11 years within the main championships.
"I spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the nice victory he had gained yesterday in @TheMasters, and to tell him that due to his unbelievable success" Come & Comeback in Sports activities "(Golf) and, extra importantly, LIFE, I’ll current him with the PRESIDENTIAL FREEDOM MEDAL! Trump tweeted.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom honors those that make a "notably meritorious contribution to the safety or nationwide pursuits of america, to peace on this planet or to a cultural exercise or different public enterprise, or essential non-public.
Yogi Berra, Jean King Billie, Muhammad Ali and Arnold Palmer are among the many personalities of sport who obtained the Presidential Medal of Freedom.