President Obama has had a chance to yell “FORE” at least 5,238 times as president after playing his 291st round of golf Saturday.
His latest outing, to the course at Fort Belvoir Golf Course in Northern Virginia, means he has played over 48 full, 24-hour days of golf, and probably more since he can average over four hours per round.
On Saturday, he played with his usual partners, according to a White House pool report.
“White House shares that POTUS is golfing with aides Joe Paulsen and Marvin Nicholson, as well as Anthony Irwin Kornheiser, Mr. Tony himself, of ESPN’s ‘PTI’ and his eponymous radio show,” said the report.
CBS White House correspondent Mark Knoller, the unofficial keeper of presidential records, said it was Obama’s 291st round and that it was the 15th round with Kornheiser. He also noted that Obama was on the course for four and a half hours.