Internet torches Trump for giving 'absurd' Medal of Freedom to golf buddy Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods (Shutterstock).

On Monday, President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to professional golfer Tiger Woods.

It is a bizarre choice, as Woods is young for a Medal of Freedom recipient and has been plagued by sex and substance abuse scandals, but it is completely on-brand for Trump, given that the two of them are longtime friends with business ties to each other.

After Trump presented Woods with the award, social media pounced, criticizing the decision, as well as Woods for accepting it: