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Video: Bill Murray took $5 off Barack Obama in an Oval Office putting contest

October 25, 2016

It's one thing to beat the President of the United States in golf. It's another to do it on his own turf. While wearing enemy colors.

But Bill Murray's legend grew by doing just that on a recent trip to Washington DC. On Monday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, President Barack Obama told a hilarious tale of Murray showing up to the White House wearing a Chicago Cubs jersey (Obama is a big Chicago White Sox fan) and taking him down in an Oval Office putting contest.

"He does anything he wants," Obama said of Murray. "Nobody checks him. Not even the secret service!"

It was Obama, though, who couldn't keep Murray in check with his putting. Using a glass on the carpet as a target, Obama said Murray beat him repeatedly, and he had to pay off a $5 bet (he had to borrow the cash from someone in the room) -- and endure getting putting lessons from the comedian. The First Golfer also made a crack at a certain current nominee for president, saying, "The glass was rigged!" Here's the clip: