Tiger, Trump Play Golf in Florida

Tiger Woods and Donald Trump, two of the most polarizing celebrities of the last 30 years in the United States, met for a round of golf in West Palm Beach just before Christmas.

Trump, who will officially take office as US President on January 20, 2017. His victory over Hilary Clinton in the November 2016 election is considered one of the biggest upsets in American political history.

The two played at Trump International Golf Club. Trump, despite being 69 years old, carries a handicap of just 2.8. It’s the second time in three years that Woods has played a round with a US president. He and Barack Obama played a round on Florida’s Treasure Coast in February 2013. He previously played with George W. Bush and Bill Clinton as well (although probably not at the same time).

Trump will be the 16th of the last 19 presidents to be an active golfer. Of that mix, Richard Nixon once shot a 79 while Lyndon B. Johnson was known to have played golf with senators in order to get them to vote on the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

According to Golf Digest, Obama played some 300 rounds of golf during his eight years in office, and

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