Tag Archives: Golf

Enumerati

New Yorkers Avoiding Trump’s Golf Course

11%

Crain’s New York: “Rounds played this year at the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point were down 11% through mid-September, according to data from the city. The decline is nearly five times larger than the national trend and considerably bigger than the 3.5% overall drop in traffic at golf courses in the city through October.”

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Mueller Is Not Golfing

“You know who’s not golfing? Bob Mueller, that’s who.”

— A GOP operative, quoted by Bloomberg.

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Bush Says It’s OK for Obama to Golf

I think he ought to play golf… Because I know what it’s like to be in the bubble. And I know the pressures of the job. And to be able to get outside and play golf with some of your pals is important for the president. It does give you an outlet.

— Former President George W. Bush, telling the Golf Channel that President Obama should not be criticized for playing golf.

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Why Golfing with Obama is a Good Thing

With the major fiscal issues our country is facing, not to mention foreign relations issues around the world, anytime you can get the president’s ear for a few hours, I think that’s a good thing.

— Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), quoted by the Washington Post, on playing golf this afternoon with President Obama.