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

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

Ryder Cup 2018: Spectator 'loses sight' after being hit by Brooks Koepka tee shot

The European Tour had initially stated that Mrs Remande had not suffered serious injuries



A spectator hit by a Brooks Koepka tee shot at the Ryder Cup says she has lost sight in her right eye and is considering legal action, AFP reports.

The incident happened on the opening day of the event when the American's drive on the par-four sixth hole veered off course, striking 49-year-old Corine Remande, who had travelled from Egypt.

Read more: Ryder Cup 2018: Spectator 'loses sight' after being hit by Brooks Koepka tee shot


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