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Trump Plays Golf With Tiger Woods

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President Donald Trump will hit the green with famous golfers Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson at his resort in Florida. The president has spent one-fourth of his days in office so far at his golfing properties.

On Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving, Trump took to social media to announce his plans to golf with Woods and Johnson at the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Florida, CNN reports.

Trump stated he would hit the links after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

"After Turkey call I would be heading over to Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter, to play golf (quickly) with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson," Trump tweeted. "Then back to Mar-a-Lago for talks on bringing even more jobs and companies back to the USA!"

The president emphasized that his round of golf with Woods and Johnson would be fast. His visit to the Jupiter-based course marked the third day in a row he had golfed at one of his properties. Since assuming office, Trump has visited his golfing properties 79 of his first 309 days in office, or more than 25 percent of his presidency so far, according to The Hill.

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Woods last played with the president at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach in December 2016. The prominent golfer has also hit the links with former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Johnson is currently ranked first in the World Golf Rankings. He had also previously played a round of golf with Trump and has the president's cellphone number.

Both Woods and Johnson have homes in Jupiter.

Since assuming office, Trump has hit the green with prominent golfers such as Hideki Matsuyama, Rory McIlroy and Lexi Thompson.

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On Nov. 22, Trump began his Thanksgiving holiday in Florida by asserting on Twitter that he would spend his time "having meetings and working the phones from the Winter White House in Florida (Mar-a-Lago)."

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders had already disclosed to the press that Trump would spend the day relaxing. Following his tweet, the White House issued a new statement clarifying "the president will NOT have a low-key day and has a full schedule of meetings and phone calls."

Trump reportedly spent a portion of the day playing golf. Journalists were not allowed to see the president after he arrived at Mar-a-Lago, according to The Guardian.

Sources: CNN, The GuardianThe Hill (2), Palm Beach Post (2) / Featured Image: Pixabay / Embedded Images: Keith Allison/Flickr, Golf Republic/YouTube

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