Sixteen of the last 19 United States presidents played golf. President Donald Trump, of course, is well-known as an avid golfer and his opponent in this election, Joe Biden, plays the game, too.
The list goes back to William Howard Taft, who was president from 1909 to 1913. According to the Washington Post Taft was admittedly “addicted to golf,” playing so much during the 1908 presidential campaign that his predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, urged him to quit playing altogether.
More than 100 years later, Trump spent $50,000 of his own money to upgrade the golf simulator inside the personal quarters at the White House.
Almost all presidents who served between Taft and Trump played the game but there were three who didn’t. Scroll down the see the answer to that question, but meanwhile, take a look at those presidents who did play golf.
By: Todd Kelly
Title: Golfers In Chief: All the U.S. presidents who played golf
Sourced From: golfweek.usatoday.com/lists/golfers-in-chief-all-the-u-s-presidents-who-played-golf/
Published Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 16:00:27 +0000