Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus on Wednesday praised Tiger Woods for his response to a question about President TrumpDonald John TrumpREAD: Transcript of James Comey's interview with House Republicans Klobuchar on 2020: ‘I do think you want voices from the Midwest’ Israel boycott fight roils Democrats in year-end spending debate MORE earlier this week when he said people “have to respect the office.”

Nicklaus, who supports Trump, said on the Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” that he “couldn’t have agreed with Tiger more.”

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When asked Sunday by a reporter what he would say to those who question his relationship with Trump, Woods said, “We all must respect the office”.

“Well, he’s the president of the United States. You have to respect the office,” Woods said after the final round of the Northern Trust. “No matter who is in the office, you may like, dislike personality or the politics, but we all must respect the office.”

Woods and Trump were seen playing golf together last year.

Trump praised Woods for his recent comments, tweeting that the “Fake News Media worked hard to get Tiger Woods to say something that he didn’t want to say.”

“Tiger wouldn’t play the game — he is very smart. More importantly, he is playing great golf again!" Trump added.

Nicklaus was a vocal supporter of Trump during his 2016 campaign, saying that Trump was “awakening the country.”