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8 pictures you must see as Obama and Clinton tee off - I love #2

8 pictures you must see as Obama and Clinton tee off – I love #2

8 pictures you must see as Obama and Clinton tee off – I love #2

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Golf is a favorite pastime for presidents, past, and current.

While the PGA Championship played out in all its glory in Wisconsin over the weekend, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton played golf on the toney Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Obama has played almost every day of his annual 2-week vacation.

I agree with former President Clinton, who recently defended Obama’s golf interest by saying to talk show host Seth Myers, “Every mind needs some release.” Clinton also added that aides and global communications equipment follow a president where he goes. “They can always get you if they need you,” Clinton said.

Thanks to Golf Digest and  Alex Myers for this entertaining article!

Donald Trump caused his latest stir during an eventful campaign by releasing a video that claimed President Obama is playing golf “while the world burns

.” We’re not quite sure what to make of that statement, but we’re certain Obama and former President Bill Clinton played golf together on Saturday morning at Farm Neck Golf Club in Martha’s Vineyard. Here are eight things we learned from photos of this power pairing, who played alongside civil rights activist Vernon Jordan and former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk:

1. The President doesn’t care what The Donald has to say:

8 pictures you must see as Obama and Clinton tee off - I love #2

Obama has never hid his love for the game and this was his fifth round of golf on his current vacation, according to The Hill. He also played with NBA MVP Stephen Curry, Dell Curry and Ray Allen on Friday.

Related: Photos of President Obama playing golf through the years

2. President Obama will give you your golf ball back:

8 pictures you must see as Obama and Clinton tee off - I love #2

US President Barack Obama (L) hands former US President Bill Clinton a ball after putting while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club August 15, 2015 in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts on Martha’s Vineyard. Obama golfed with former US President Clinton, Vernon Jordan and Ron Kirk. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

3. President Obama will give you a hug on the course:

8 pictures you must see as Obama and Clinton tee off - I love #2

US President-elect Barack Obama (L) hugs friend Greg Orme (R) before a round of golf December 29, 2008 at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii. AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP via Getty Images)

4. President Obama’s on-course security includes a police dog:

To see the rest of these 8 pictures of our President relaxing, go here!

Source: Golf Digest   Alex Myers

Pictures: Golf Digest

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