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What a week for the Woods

It’s not been a bad week for the Woods golfing family.

It’s not been a bad year actually, what with a green jacket an’ all, but this week has been a week of firsts for a golfing family not unused to making headlines.

First Tiger’s niece Cheyenne recorded a spectacular hole-in-one at the second hole on the Faldo Course early in the final round at the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic on the Ladies European Tour, using a 6-iron from 169 yards.

It was her first ever ace.

That was Trumped by Tiger when the 43-year-old, who won the Masters at Augusta in April, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony.

President Trump praised Woods' "relentless will to win, win, win".

"These qualities embody the American spirit of pushing boundaries and defying limits," Trump said.

The prize recognises "individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the security or national interests of America, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavours".

Woods is the fourth golfer to receive the accolade, after Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and the PGA Tour's first black player, Charlie Sifford.

Some week for the Woods

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