Obama hits the links with old friends

President Obama is celebrating the July 4 holiday with a round of golf.

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The president was seen in a white polo shirt, shoes and sandals early Friday morning at Joint Base Andrews, where he was hitting the links with old friends Marty Nesbitt and Eric Whitaker, according to a pool report. 

Later Friday, the president is scheduled to fly to Camp David for the weekend.

On Thursday, the president and first lady Michelle Obama celebrated Independence Day with a barbecue at the White House where the guests included military personnel and their families.

The president's holiday was interrupted when he held a briefing with his national security team concerning Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's ouster from power.