Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

May
31
2013
Presidents Cup captains pose with President Obama

Presidents Cup captains pose with President Obama

Fred Couples didn’t even get to play a practice round at the Memorial Tournament. Instead, he got a call from PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem that they were going to the White House to meet President Barack Obama, who will again serve as the honorary chairman for the 2013 Presidents Cup matches.

Couples, the U.S. captain for the third time, along with Nick Price, the International team captain, spent 20 minutes with President Obama in the Oval Office chatting and taking pictures.

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Feb
17
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Tiger Woods

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The First Golfer invited a big-time ringer to join his Sunday game and round out his foursome in Florida. President Obama’s trip was originally planned for him to receive a lesson with Butch Harmon, along with his son Claude Harmon III.

Golf Digest‘s Tim Rosaforte broke the news on Twitter, writing, “The President is arriving at The Floridian range. Awaiting is Tiger Woods and club owner Jim Crane. Historic day in golf. Their first round.” 

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Apr
5
2012

Romney: No question on extending membership to women

No need for Martha Burk to picket and protest outside the gates at Augusta National anymore (not that it was ever really a productive exercise), big-time politicians, including President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both think women should be granted membership  at the all-male golf club, home of the famed Masters, according to the AP:

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Aug
23
2011
By Stephanie Wei under General

Looks like it's moving that way

Well, I never thought I’d live to hear the words “earthquake” and “east coast” in the same sentence — as in, there was one in Virginia. What’s next? Armageddon? Please don’t answer that.

On Tuesday morning an earthquake that originated in Virginia shook up the eastern border of the U.S., including Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, where Barack Obama is vacationing. The President was just kicking off a round of golf at Farm Neck Golf Club when some members of the press say they felt the tremors.

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