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Tiger Woods is eight global symbol of American excellence devotion and drive president Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the medal of freedom on Monday awarding the nation's highest civilian honor to the world's most famous golfer who overcame an eleven year major championship drought to win the masters in April I just want to say this is been , an unbelievable experience and , the support that I've had for all these years and everyone here has seen and been with me for some of your firm my entire life and %HESITATION , he seen the good and the bad the highs and the lows and I would not be in this position without all of your help in a tweet posted a day after woods won the masters trump said he would give him the award quote because of his incredible success and come back in sports and more importantly life that undoubtedly refers to the personal crises woods faced including the loss of most of his major sponsors after admitting to extramarital affairs I was unfaithful the ceremony in the White House rose garden was not without controversy The New York Times citing a watchdog group said the honor leaves the appearance of using his office to reward a business partner the report said trump announced in twenty fourteen that woods would design a golf course in to buy as part of a project that would be managed by the trump organization I love you mom , thank you the forty three year old golfers age has also raised eyebrows most of the recipients have been awarded the medal much later in their careers the early betting odds favor the currently injury free woods to win the U. S. open which is scheduled to begin next month