President Donald Trump, through his Trump Organization, owns or operates 17 different golf courses around the world, including 12 in the United States, two in Dubai, one in Ireland and two in Scotland.
A president's golf play is far from controversial: In fact, it's the most common pastime of the country's leaders. The second: There is no evidence of the Obama administration wiretapping Trump's NY offices.
Now that Trump is President, the comments are coming back to complicate his golf habit. The White House didn't confirm whether the president played golf during his almost four hours at the course.
How you use the game of golf is something that he's talked about.
Most members of President Trump's Cabinet do not have senior leadership teams or top deputies in place amid historically slow nominating and hiring of White House appointees, "but they do have an influential coterie of senior aides installed by the White House who are charged - above all - with monitoring the secretaries' loyalty", The Washington Post reported Sunday, citing "eight officials in and outside the administration". That means Trump could be playing golf, or he could be hitting golf balls on the range, or he could be twiddling his thumbs.
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe exchange a high five at Trump National Golf Club on February 11.
Trump in golf attire after more than four hours at Trump International Golf Club on February 4. He has visited the course all 10 times he has golfed since becoming President.
Trump criticized Obama's golfing even after winning the election.
"I love golf, I think it's one of the greats, but I don't have time", then-President-elect Trump said during a December 2016 rally in MI. Of the 11 trips to his Florida golf clubs, the White House has confirmed he played a round only three times, according to Knoller's tally.
However, we don't know if Trump has played golf all 11 times. "We have to work".
In doing so, Spicer suggested the man who managed Donald Trump's presidential campaign "had a very limited role" - despite at least two months in charge.
The frequency with which Trump plays golf isn't really an issue - just as it wasn't for former President Barack Obama.
Now, citing the President's privacy, Trump's aides are left trying to hide the President's frequent golfing.