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Did Trump really shoot 73 on a par-72
course? Lindsey Graham says yes

Hot Air, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 10/12/2017 12:17:18 PM

Golf magazine is suggesting President Trump may have been an unknowing party to some fake news, of the real golfing variety. On Monday, a federal holiday, the commander-in-chief invited a former competitor for the GOP presidential nomination, Sen. Lindsey Graham, out for some golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. [Snip] According to Graham, the two men talked nothing but golf on the front nine, then got down to more serious business on the back nine — North Korea, immigration, Iran. But that’s not what became news. What became news was Graham’s ensuing afternoon tweet: “President Trump shot

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: god of irony, 10/12/2017 12:20:09 PM     (No. 11414626)

This story is proof that there is too many people working in the media industry.

Can´t wait to see them report his paper toss score in Oval Office trash can.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: curious1, 10/12/2017 12:25:13 PM     (No. 11414637)

All these media resources and we still don´t know anything much, except the obvious, about obola or podesta or lerner or shrillary or lynch or holder or coumo or ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/12/2017 12:25:44 PM     (No. 11414638)

Dollar Bill Clinton was a notorious cheater on the golf course, Barack was pitifully bad with his girlie swing and one legged coaxing of putts.
President Trump is a good golfer.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 10/12/2017 12:31:01 PM     (No. 11414647)

Golf.com reported his handicap several years ago (long before his presidential bid) as 3.7. That means he is a way above average player and that a 73 is probably not all that unusual a score for him.

Please, Journos, get a life!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 10/12/2017 12:40:25 PM     (No. 11414660)

73 for a 3 handicap player is quite doable. Make a few extra putts, maybe chip one in. Not sure what tees he was playing. At 75, I have moved up to the ´old man´s´ tees.
73 is certainly possible for a good player like Trump.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 10/12/2017 12:49:54 PM     (No. 11414667)

FTA: “A score of 84 would seem plausible,” Bamberger wrote. “Trump is a good golfer. But a 73, from a 71-year-old who plays often for a president but infrequently for a low-handicap golfer? Unlikely, to say the least.”

Michael Bamberger does not know what he´s talking about.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 10/12/2017 12:55:46 PM     (No. 11414672)

I´m a ten handicap and frequently shoot in the high 70s. And I play three times a month and don´t own a dozen golf courses. A 2/3/4 handicap would be expected to shoot around par now and then. Particularly on misty days when the ball stops where you land it on greens leaving more birdie putts than usual. Particularly on a course you own. "Course knowledge" can save several strokes per round.

Maybe if Leftist "journalists" actually DID things now and then rather than simply sitting in jackal-pack judgement of others they´d understand how Alphas roll a little better? (Pun intended).

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Loosecannon, 10/12/2017 3:02:11 PM     (No. 11414782)

As all we amateur golfers know, it is entirely reasonable for a player of any age--even one who is 71 years old--to "go low" when he/she is keeping it in the fairways and hitting the greens in regulation. Especially one such as the president, who is an excellent putter. If I were Golf.com I would quickly send Michael Bamberger to the showers, because he doesn´t know much about golf and is hurting the golf.com brand.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 10/12/2017 3:07:23 PM     (No. 11414785)

I remember reading a story about a reporter supposedly witnessing Obama curling 90lb dumbbells.

I´m ad avid weightlifter and dead lift well over 500lbs. I look like a guy who dead lifts well over 500lbs.

I can´t curl 90lb dumbbells.

Just posted to compare and contrast this witnessed story with how breathlessly they accepted anything Obama had to say.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Caveman, 10/12/2017 3:48:46 PM     (No. 11414831)

No, what they said was Odumbo was a 90lb dumbbell

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 10/12/2017 4:06:29 PM     (No. 11414861)

I suspect that Zippy´s dumbbells were made of the same thing as his Greek columns with numbers painted on.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Cactus, 10/12/2017 4:29:15 PM     (No. 11414890)

Are you sure that wasn´t Michelle curling 90 lb dumbbells? That would be more realistic.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: starboard, 10/12/2017 6:40:41 PM     (No. 11415023)

It´s well known that Trump is a not a good golfer but a very good golfer. And no Mulligans

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