"I talked to @ TigerWoods to congratulate him on his great win at @TheMasters, and to let him know that I'm LIFE because of his incredible success and comeback in sports (golf) and, more importantly, LIFE present him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM! "the tweet read.
The exact date of the ceremony next week is unknown.
The Medal of Freedom recognizes individuals who have "made a particularly meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States seeking world peace, cultural or other important public or private life," according to the Order the price determined. Since taking office, Trump has awarded the award to numerous athletes, including Alan Page, Roger Staubach and a posthumous award to Babe Ruth.
In 2017, he underwent spinal fusion and was later arrested and charged with driving under the influence of the indictment. He admitted guiltily to reckless driving and was set in 2018 on a diversion program.
"Well, he's the president of the United States," Woods told Yahoo. No matter who is in the office, you do not like the personality or the politics, but we all have to respect the office. "