President Barack Obama\nPresident Obama's passion for golf has been subject of great scrutiny. A sampling of his exploits on the course.\nPresident Barack Obama reacts to his putt on the first green as he plays a round with Cyrus Walker and Joe Paulsen at Farm Neck Golf Club on Martha's Vineyard, August, 2016.\nPresident Obama plays a round with British Prime Minister David Cameron at The Grove Golf Course in England, April, 2016.\nPresident Obama chips to the 3rd green as Joe Paulsen, Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach watches his shot, April, 2016.\nBritish Prime Minister David Cameron and President Obama walk on to the 3rd green at The Grove Golf Course near Watford in Hertfordshire, north of London, April, 2016.\nPresident Obama tips his hat to the crowd after finishing a round at Mid-Pacific Country Club during his family vacation in Kailua, Hawaii. At right is Obama's friend Greg Orme, December, 2015.\nPresident Obama enjoys a round with Greg Orme and Mike Ramos at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii over the holidays, December, 2014.\nPresident Obama hits a shot on the 18th hole at the Mid Pacific Country Club.\nThe President reacts to a chipped shot as he plays with Bobby Titcomb, Greg Orme and Mike Ramos.\nPresident Obama makes par at the Mid Pacific Country Club.\nPresident Obama scheduled a round of golf with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during Christmas week, 2014.\nPresident Obama plays with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at Marine Corps Base Hawaii's Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course.\nPresident Obama acknowledges the traveling press as he plays a round with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.\nPresident Obama selects a club from his bag at Farm Neck Golf Club, on Martha's Vineyard, August, 2014.\nPresident Obama follows his shot on the fairway as former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning watches from the cart. The President is playing a round at Farm Neck Golf Club during his August vacation on Martha's Vineyard.\nPresident Obama looks to the second green at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, in Kaneohe Bay. The President is playing with New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key and appears to be using a TaylorMade Ghost Manta mallet putter, January, 2014.\nThe President plays with Sam Kass and Marvin Nicholson on No. 18 at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua. The first family is in Hawaii for their annual holiday vacation.\nPresident Obama reacts to his putt rolling short on No. 18 at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii, December, 2013.\nThe President's FootJoys feature the Chicago White Sox logo.\nPresident Obama hits his approach shot on No. 18 at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii.\nPresident Obama shakes hands with former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning at Grande Oaks GC in Ft. Lauderdale, November, 2013.\nPresident Obama plays a round at the Vineyard Golf Club on Martha's Vineyard, August, 2013.\nPresident Obama reacts to a shot on No. 1 at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, August , 2013.\n\n • David Owen: Golf on Martha's Vineyard With the President\nPresident Obama chips towards the green on the first hole at Farm Neck Golf Club, August, 2013.\nPresident Obama talks with 2013 Presidents Cup U.S. Team Captain Fred Couples and International Team Captain Nick Price in the Oval Office, May, 2013. Also pictured are Sue Price, second from left, and Nadine Moze.\nSaxby Chambliss and Mark Udall watch as President Obama putts during an outing at Joint Base Andrews, May, 2013.\nSenator Bob Corker lines up a putt while President Obama waits, May, 2013.\nSenator Mark Udall and President Obama play the first hole on the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base, May, 2013.\nPresident Obama hits at the Kaneohe Klipper Marine Golf Course in Oahu, Hawaii, December, 2010.\nPresident Obama plays golf with friends at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii, December, 2010.\nWhite House photographer Pete Souza comments, "On vacation in Martha's Vineyard, the President was golfing at the Vineyard Golf Club. I switched my digital camera to the black-and-white setting to capture the ominous clouds." August, 2010.\nPresident Obama prepares to putt at the Vineyard Golf Club, in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. The President is vacationing on the island with his family, August, 2010.\nPresident Obama takes a practice stroke after the signing ceremony for the Arnold Palmer Congressional Gold Medal Act, in the Oval Office, September, 2009.\nObama puts a little body English on his shot during a round at Farm Neck GC during his vacation on Martha's Vineyard, August, 2009.\nPresident Barack Obama practices his golf swing prior to an event at the Miguel Contreras Learning Center in Los Angeles, California, March, 2009.\nObama follows through after teeing off on No. 7 at the Mink Meadows Golf Club in Vineyard Haven, Mass., August, 2009.\nObama looks down the fairway at Vineyard Golf Club near Lobsterville Beach during his vacation on Martha's Vineyard, August, 2009.\nObama putts on the ninth green at the Mink Meadows Golf Club, August, 2009.\nObama waves from the green on No. 6 at the Mink Meadows Golf Club, August, 2009.\nObama and entourage finish a round of golf at Mink Meadows Golf Club, August, 2009.\nPresident Obama hits off the 10th tee at Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii. The Obamas were in Hawaii for the holidays, December, 2009.\nPresident Obama uses a little body english to make a putt on the ninth green during his match at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii, December, 2009.\nObama warms up on the driving range after arriving to play golf at a private course in Kailua, Hawaii, December, 2008.\nObama asks members of the public to silence their cheers for him as his golf partners play the 18th hole in Kailua, Hawaii, December, 2008.