On 20th Aug 2007, the governor of California and first lady announced that he would be inducted in the Hall of Fame of California. On 5th Dec 2007, he was inducted in the California Museum for History in Sacramento. The Associate press named him Athlete of the Decade in Dec 2009. The increased popularity of the gold attributed to Woods, who made a record breaking win in 1997 Masters Tournament. Some sources credited him for drawing the largest TV audiences in the history of golf.