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Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom


President Trump praised Tiger Woods as an inspiration for Americans



Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods has been presented with America's highest civilian honour by President Donald Trump in Washington.

The 43-year-old, who won the Masters at Augusta in April, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony.

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Donald Trump to present Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

 
Woods won his fifth Masters title at Augusta last month



Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods will be presented with America's highest civilian honour by President Donald Trump in Washington next week.

The 43-year-old, who won the Masters at Augusta in April, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on Monday, 6 May.

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Tiger Woods wins 2019 Masters: Reaction to 'greatest comeback in sport'

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3,954 days. That is how long Tiger Woods has waited to win his 15th major.

In the time between the 2008 US Open and Sunday's triumph at the Masters, Woods has gone through a series of highs and lows.

The American started just 24 events in a four-year period. A public admission of infidelity and the breakdown of his marriage led to him taking a break from golf.
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Arie Irawan: Malaysian golfer dies aged 28 in China

Irawan won two events on the Asian Development Tour in 2015



Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan has died aged 28 in his hotel room during the Sanya Championship on the Chinese resort island of Hainan.

A PGA Tour statement said Irawan's death was because of "apparent natural causes" but a coroner's report had not been completed.

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Phil Mickelson beats Tiger Woods on 22nd hole in $9m showdown

Phil Mickelson celebrates his winning putt




Phil Mickelson claimed the $9m (£7m) winner-takes-all prize in a dramatic duel with Tiger Woods which finished under floodlights in Las Vegas.

The matchplay between the two Americans went to a 22nd hole before Mickelson sunk a four-foot putt for victory.

Read more: Phil Mickelson beats Tiger Woods on 22nd hole in $9m showdown


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