Calling Woods a “true legend,” President Trump honored the 43-year-old in the White House Rose Garden yesterday. Fresh off his Masters win, Woods is now on par with Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Charles Sifford, all of whom received the honor. The award acknowledges his comeback after a largely unsuccessful decade tainted by scandal and hampered by injuries.
How does Woods stack up against the others? Presidents are free to choose who earns the country’s highest civilian honor — but when it comes to numbers, Woods trails Nicklaus by three major tournament wins.
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