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India's prime minister thinks country's bureaucrats play too much golf

By Luke Kerr-Dineen It's often said a president or prime minister's term in office is defined by its first 100 days. If that's the case, India's Narendra Modi, the country's new leader, could be...
Friday, 7/11/2014 at 11:43AM
News & Tours

Here's who President Barack Obama's golfing buddies are

By Luke Kerr-Dineen We all have golfing buddies: guys we play most of our golf with and don't dislike enough to mind. And President Obama is no different.He's had quite a few high-profile golf...
Friday, 5/23/2014 at 1:00PM
News & Tours

10 Republicans voted against Jack Nicklaus getting a Congressional Gold Medal

By Alex Myers We are not making a political statement. We are simply stating the facts: Ten Republicans in the House of Representatives voted against Jack Nicklaus getting a Congressional Gold Medal on Monday....
Tuesday, 5/20/2014 at 5:35PM
Celebrity

Report: Obama has spent almost $3 million on trips that have included golf in 2014

By Luke Kerr-Dineen President Barack Obama loves golf, and he's played more of it than his recent predecessors -- George W. Bush reportedly played golf 29 times in his first term, compared to Obama's...
Thursday, 5/1/2014 at 9:50AM
Politics

Party scandals force California Dems to cancel Torrey Pines golf fundraiser

By Luke Kerr-Dineen California State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg cancelled a swanky Democratic golf tournament/fundraiser to be held at Torrey Pines outside San Digeo on Tuesday after criminal proceedings were recently brought against a...
Wednesday, 4/2/2014 at 3:48PM
News & Tours

George W. Bush used to get in trouble with his Mom for swearing too much on the golf course

By Luke Kerr-Dineen In an interview with Fox News on Wednesday, Barbara Bush discussed a lot of things; her husband and son's stints in the White House, Jeb's prospects for 2016, and most importantly,...
Thursday, 3/6/2014 at 4:46PM
News & Tours

President Obama honored Harold Ramis with the perfect "Caddyshack" reference

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Harold Ramis changed the face of American comedy, and his passing Monday at 69 was mourned by fans across the country.Even President Obama paid his respects to the writer and director...
Tuesday, 2/25/2014 at 9:43AM
News & Tours

The ousted Ukrainian President has some lavish golf clubs. Well, not anymore.

By Luke Kerr-Dineen When Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted from power last week, it wasn't just his country's top office that he lost.Yanukovych fled Kiev once protesters took to the street and parliament voted...
Monday, 2/24/2014 at 2:28PM
News & Tours

Report: In four years, Louisiana politicians spent nearly $800,000 in taxpayer money . . . on golf

By Luke Kerr-Dineen How much golf can $779,000 get you? Quite a lot, it turns out. About $7 million was spent by Louisiana politicians on items like food, gifts and tickets to sporting events between...
Friday, 1/31/2014 at 1:41PM
Celebrity

Jack Nicklaus to host fundraiser for Florida Gov. Rick Scott at Palm Beach home

By Luke Kerr-DineenThe Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Jack Nicklaus has agreed to host a fundraiser for incumbent Florida Gov. Rick Scott at his home in Palm Beach. The money raised will go to...
Friday, 1/3/2014 at 9:22AM
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