Love brought a red, white and blue Bridgestone bag, Scotty Cameron by Titleist putter with "Obama" engraved on the back, and a box of "left-handed balls," since Bridgestone couldn't produce any left-handed clubs on the quick turnaround. Watson brought a replica of his Ping G15 driver -- complete with pink True Temper BiMatrx shaft. Although left-handed, the club may not be much use to the President as it has just 7.5 degrees loft and an X-flex shaft.
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According to the Associated Press, the foursome (which includes Vice President Joe Biden and Ohio Governor John Kasich, a Republican, will play at either Joint Base Andrews or Fort Belvoir, the two military courses most frequented by the President.
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Of course more than equipment or venue, the piece of information everyone wants most is the final tally on the scorecards. At this point it is unclear if that will be made available or kept as classified information. Press Secretary Jay Carney did joke to reporters, however, that the scorecard would be more likely to be put out for public consumption if the President won.
--E. Michael Johnson
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